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‘What Have I Done to Deserve This?’ by Pet Shop Boys with Dusty Springfield peaks at #2 in USA 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 20 1988)

(Saturday, February 20, 1988)“What Have I Done to Deserve This?” by Pet Shop Boys with Dusty Springfield peaked at #2 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks. Continue reading ‘What Have I Done to Deserve This?’ by Pet Shop Boys with Dusty Springfield peaks at #2 in USA 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 20 1988)

The Monkees TV series officially cancelled 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 20 1968)


Video: 'The Monkees: The Running Gag Supercut'

(Tuesday, February 20, 1968)The Monkees, an American situation comedy television series that follows the adventures of four young men trying to make a name for themselves as a rock ‘n roll band, was officially cancelled today, one day after the band began filming its first feature film, Head Continue reading The Monkees TV series officially cancelled 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 20 1968)

All four Beatles reunite in Rishikesh, India 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 20 1968)


Video: 'Paul & Ringo - Willingdon Hospital, New Delhi, India (20.02.1968)'

(Tuesday, February 20, 1968) — Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr of The Beatles departed New Delhi, India, today for the Academy of Transcendental Meditation in Rishikesh, reuniting with two other band members, John Lennon and George Harrison, who had arrived Feb. 16, 1968. Continue reading All four Beatles reunite in Rishikesh, India 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 20 1968)

The Doors record ‘Celebration Of The Lizard’ rehearsal 50 years ago #OTD #OnThisDay (Feb 19 1968)


Video: '16. The Doors - Celebration of The Lizard (An Experiment/Work In Progress) (40th Anniversary) LYRICS'

(Monday, February 19, 1968) — The Doors recorded a rehearsal of “Celebration of the Lizard,” a performance piece written by lead singer Jim Morrison, today at TTG Studios in Hollywood, California, during sessions for the American rock band’s third studio album Waiting for the Sun. Continue reading The Doors record ‘Celebration Of The Lizard’ rehearsal 50 years ago #OTD #OnThisDay (Feb 19 1968)

‘Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood’ debuts on NET 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 19 1968)


Video: 'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood: episode 001'

(Monday, February 19, 1968, 5:30 p.m. EST on WNET-TV in Newark, New Jersey)
Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, a children’s television series aimed primarily at preschool ages 2 to 5, made its network debut today on National Educational Television. Continue reading ‘Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood’ debuts on NET 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 19 1968)

The Monkees begin filming ‘Head’ movie 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 19 1968)


Video: 'The Monkees - 'Head' - Theatrical Trailer'

(Monday, February 19, 1968) — The television rock group The Monkees began filming Head, a satirical musical adventure feature film written by Jack Nicholson and Bob Rafelson, directed by Rafelson, today at various locations in the Los Angeles area. Continue reading The Monkees begin filming ‘Head’ movie 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 19 1968)

McCartney, Starr arrive in India to study meditation 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 19 1968)


Video: 'Ringo & Paul - Palam Airport, New Delhi, India (19.02.1968)'

(Monday, February 19, 1968, 8:15 a.m. IST) — Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr of The Beatles arrived today at Palam Airport in New Delhi, India, to study Transcendental Meditation with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi at his ashram in Rishikesh. Continue reading McCartney, Starr arrive in India to study meditation 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 19 1968)

Ringo Starr continues shooting TV special 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 18 1978)


Video: '1978 - Ringo (2 of 6)' (Feb. 18, 1978, scenes at 3:49-4:55)

(Saturday, February 18, 1978) — Former Beatle Ringo Starr continued shooting Ringo, a television special loosely based on Mark Twain’s The Prince and the Pauper, today in Los Angeles for broadcast on NBC on Apr. 26, 1978. Continue reading Ringo Starr continues shooting TV special 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 18 1978)