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Paul Simon’s ‘Graceland’ wins Grammy’s ‘Album of the Year’ award 30 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 24 1987)


Video: '(1987) Grammy's After Parties'

(Tuesday, February 24, 1987, 8:00-11:00 p.m. EST) — Paul Simon’s controversial Graceland was named Album of the Year tonight at the 29th Annual Grammy Awards at Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles (click here to watch 12 videos from tonight’s ceremonies).

“That’s What Friends Are For,” the upbeat ballad that raised $750,000 for AIDS research, won three Grammys, and Steve Winwood won Record of the Year.


Video: 'Janet Jackson What Have You Done For Me Lately/Nasty Grammy Performance 1987'


Video: 'Whitney Houston - The Greatest Love Of All (HQ Stereo) (1987 29th GRAMMY Awards)'


Video: 'Albert King-B.B King-Kokoa Taylor-Robert Cray-Ry Cooder-Etta James-Willie Dixon-Junior Wells.mp4'

The Monkees complete ‘Mr. Webster’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 24 1967)


Video: 'Mr. Webster [Tracking Session Take 28]'

(Friday, February 24, 1967, 1:00-6:00 p.m./6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. PST)The Monkees completed Mr. Webster today at Studio A, RCA Recording Studios in Hollywood during the group’s recording sessions for the album Headquarters. Continue reading The Monkees complete ‘Mr. Webster’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 24 1967)

NBC airs ‘Schindler’s List’ virtually uncut, commercial free 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 23 1997)


Video: '2/23/1997 NBC/WKYC Partial Intershow and Schindler's List Introduction' (film introduced at 6:28)

(Sunday, February 23, 1997, 7:30-11:00 p.m. EST)Schindler’s List, the true story of a Nazi war profiteer who saved the lives of 1,100 Jews during World War II, became the first network program to bear the maximum rating of TV-M — for mature audiences — when it aired tonight on NBC. Continue reading NBC airs ‘Schindler’s List’ virtually uncut, commercial free 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 23 1997)

The Monkees complete two tracks 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 23 1967)


Video: 'The Girl I Knew Somehwere [Second Version - Tracking Session Composite Featuring Track 15]'

(Thursday, February 23, 1967, 2:00-5:30 p.m./6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. PST)The Monkees completed two tracks, “The Girl I Knew Somewhere” (second version) and “Sunny Girlfriend” today at Studio A, RCA Recording Studios in Hollywood during the group’s recording sessions for the album Headquarters. Continue reading The Monkees complete two tracks 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 23 1967)

The Beatles record final piano chord for ‘A Day in the Life’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 22 1967)


Video: 'The Beatles - A Day In The Life'

(Wednesday, February 22, 1967, 7:00 p.m.-3:45 a.m. GMT) — The Beatles completed recording “A Day in the Life” tonight at EMI Studio 2 in London with the recording of the final piano chord (click here to listen to RS 1-6 and RS 8-9 versions). Continue reading The Beatles record final piano chord for ‘A Day in the Life’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 22 1967)

The Beatles complete ‘Fixing a Hole’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 21 1967)


Video: 'The Beatles - Fixing A Hole (2009 Stereo Remaster)'

(Tuesday, February 21, 1967, 7:00 p.m.-12:45 a.m. GMT) — The Beatles completed recording “Fixing a Hole” tonight at EMI Studio 2 in London, with Paul McCartney adding his lead vocal. Continue reading The Beatles complete ‘Fixing a Hole’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 21 1967)

Edwin H. Land publicly demonstrates his Polaroid Land camera 70 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 21 1947)


'Video: '1950s POLAROID CAMERA COMMERCIAL'

(Friday, February 21, 1947) — Inventor Edwin H. Land publicly demonstrated his Polaroid Land camera today in Cambridge, Massachusetts, using self-developing film to produce a black & white photograph in 60 seconds. Continue reading Edwin H. Land publicly demonstrates his Polaroid Land camera 70 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 21 1947)