Category Archives: Popular Music 1980s

The Beatles inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 20 1988)


Video: 'Mick Jagger inducts The Beatles - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductions 1988'

(Wednesday, January 20, 1988, evening EST) — The Beatles, Bob Dylan, The Beach Boys, The Supremes and four members of The Drifters were inducted at the third annual hall of fame ceremony tonight at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel’s Grand Ballroom in New York City, with speeches, tributes and a closing jam session. Continue reading The Beatles inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 20 1988)

Harrison’s ‘When We Was Fab’ promo video filmed 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 18 1987)


Video: 'George Harrison - (1987) When We Was Fab (With George's Introduction)'

(Friday, December 18, 1987) — Former Beatle George Harrison and ex-Beatle Ringo Starr were filmed today for Harrison’s video promo for “When We Was Fab,” the second single (released Jan. 25, 1988) from his album Cloud Nine, today at Greenford Studios in London. Continue reading Harrison’s ‘When We Was Fab’ promo video filmed 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 18 1987)

‘Good Morning, Vietnam’ premieres in Los Angeles 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 17 1987)


Video: 'Good Morning, Vietnam' trailer

(Thursday, December 17, 1987)Good Morning, Vietnam, an American comedy-drama war film about a military DJ in Vietnam who risks his career to broadcast the truth, premiered today at Cineramadome Theater in Los Angeles, California. Continue reading ‘Good Morning, Vietnam’ premieres in Los Angeles 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 17 1987)

George Harrison interviewed on ‘West 57th’ 30 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 12 1987)


Video: 'George Harrison - Interview 1987 West 57th'

(Saturday, December 12, 1987, 10:00-11:00 p.m. EST) — Former Beatle George Harrison was interviewed (possibly on Oct. 21, 1987) for tonight‘s West 57th newsmagazine series on CBS-TV to promote his new album Cloud Nine, his first in five years. Continue reading George Harrison interviewed on ‘West 57th’ 30 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 12 1987)