Category Archives: Popular Music 1960s

‘Judy in Disguise (With Glasses)’ by John Fred & His Playboy Band peaks at #1 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 20 1968)

(Saturday, January 20, 1968)“Judy in Disguise (With Glasses)” by John Fred & His Playboy Band peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two consecutive weeks (Jan. 20/27, 1968). Continue reading ‘Judy in Disguise (With Glasses)’ by John Fred & His Playboy Band peaks at #1 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 20 1968)

Harrison, Lennon attend fashion show in London 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 18 1968)


Video: 'Revolution Club, London 18.01.1968 (Filmed 25.01)'

(Thursday, January 18, 1968, evening GMT) — George Harrison and John Lennon of The Beatles attended a fashion show organised by the exclusive boutique Quorum today at the Revolution club at 14-16 Bruton Place in London’s Mayfair. Continue reading Harrison, Lennon attend fashion show in London 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 18 1968)

Eartha Kitt makes First Lady cry 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 18 1968)


Video: 'Eartha Kitt Said Black Lives Matter in 1968'

(Thursday, January 18, 1968, at approximately 2:00 p.m. EST) — Singer Eartha Kitt, having debuted as the third actress to play the role of Catwoman in the Batman TV series a month ago, stunned other guests at a White House luncheon today when she angrily told Lady Bird Johnson that American youth was rebelling because of the Vietnam War. Continue reading Eartha Kitt makes First Lady cry 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 18 1968)

Vanilla Fudge performs on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 14 1968)


Video: 'Vanilla Fudge - You Keep Me Hangin' On (Supremes) (ca. 1968) HD 0815007'

(Sunday, January 14, 1968, 8:00-9:00 p.m. EST) — Vanilla Fudge performed “You Keep Me Hangin’ On” on tonight’s edition of the CBS-TV variety show The Ed Sullivan Show from the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City. Continue reading Vanilla Fudge performs on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 14 1968)

Johnny Cash performs at Folsom prison 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 13 1968)


Video: 'Johnny Cash - At Folsom Prison (1968) (Full album)'

(Saturday, January 13, 1968, 9:40 a.m./12:40 p.m. PST) — Johnny Cash performed his historic At Folsom Prison concerts today at the Folsom State Prison in central California for release in May 1968. Continue reading Johnny Cash performs at Folsom prison 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 13 1968)