Category Archives: Movies 1960s

Harrison records Remo Four’s ‘In the First Place’ 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 22 1968)


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(Monday, January 22, 1968) — George Harrison of The Beatles produced five takes of “In the First Place,” a psychedelic pop song by The Remo Four with Tony Ashton singing, today at EMI Studios in London while producing/recording the soundtrack for the film Wonderwall. Continue reading Harrison records Remo Four’s ‘In the First Place’ 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 22 1968)

Actress Sharon Tate marries film director Roman Polanski 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 20 1968)


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(Saturday, January 20, 1968) — Actress Sharon Tate, 24, married film director Roman Polanski, 34, at a ceremony today at the Chelsea Registry Office in London. Continue reading Actress Sharon Tate marries film director Roman Polanski 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 20 1968)

George Harrison filmed recording ‘Wonderwall Music’ in India 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 10 1968)


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(Wednesday, January 10, 1968, 11:00 a.m.-8:00 or 10:00 p.m. IST) — George Harrison of The Beatles, who had arrived in India two days ago to continue recording the soundtrack for the film Wonderwall, invited camera crews (including Reuters and BBC News) to EMI Studio in Bombay today to film the proceedings. Continue reading George Harrison filmed recording ‘Wonderwall Music’ in India 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 10 1968)

Harrison flies to India for ‘Wonderwall’ sessions 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 7 1968)


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(Sunday, January 7, 1968) — George Harrison of The Beatles flew today from London to India (via Paris, Frankfurt and Tehran) to continue recording sessions for his Wonderwall film socre in Bombay. Continue reading Harrison flies to India for ‘Wonderwall’ sessions 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 7 1968)

‘The Graduate’ premieres in New York City 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 20 1967)


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(Wednesday, December 20, 1967, evening EST) — A recent college graduate has an affair with his neighbor’s wife, then falls for their daughter in The Graduate, an American romantic comedy-drama film that premiered tonight at the Coronet theater in New York City. Continue reading ‘The Graduate’ premieres in New York City 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 20 1967)

‘Smashing Time’ opens in New York City 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 20 1967)


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(Wednesday, December 20, 1967, 10:00 a.m. EST)Smashing Time, a British comedy film about a pair of girls from the north of England who go to London to explore its glittery side and get more than they bargained for, opened today at New Embassy 46th St. theater in New York City (it would premiere in London on Dec. 27, 1967). Continue reading ‘Smashing Time’ opens in New York City 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 20 1967)

‘In Cold Blood’ opens in New York City 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 14 1967)


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(Thursday, December 14, 1967, 12 noon EST) — Two vagrants try to outrun the police after committing a savage crime in this real-life shocker in In Cold Blood, an American crime drama film that opened today at the Cinema I theater in New York City. Continue reading ‘In Cold Blood’ opens in New York City 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 14 1967)

Ringo Starr continues to film role for ‘Candy’ 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 13 1967)


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(Wednesday, December 13, 1967) — Ringo Starr of The Beatles continued to be filmed today at Incom Film Studios in Rome, in the role of Emmanuel, a Mexican gardner, for the film Candy. Continue reading Ringo Starr continues to film role for ‘Candy’ 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 13 1967)

‘Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner’ premieres in New York City 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 11 1967)


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(Monday, December 11, 1967, 8:30 p.m. EST) — An aging white couple’s liberal principles are tested when their daughter announces her engagement to an African-American doctor in Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, an American comedy-drama film that premiered tonight at the Victoria Theater in New York City. Continue reading ‘Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner’ premieres in New York City 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 11 1967)

Ringo Starr continues filming role for ‘Candy’ 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 9 1967)


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(Saturday, December 9, 1967) — Ringo Starr of The Beatles was filmed today at Incom Film Studios in Rome, playing the role of Emmanuel, a Mexican gardner, for Candy. Continue reading Ringo Starr continues filming role for ‘Candy’ 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 9 1967)