Category Archives: Television 1960s

The Seekers perform on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 21 1967)


Video: 'The Seekers - Georgy Girl, US TV 1967'

(Sunday, May 21, 1967, 8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT) — The Seekers performed “Georgy Girl” on tonight’s CBS television variety show The Ed Sullivan Show live from Montreal’s Expo ’67. Continue reading The Seekers perform on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 21 1967)

Robert F. Kennedy, Ronald Reagan face off on TV 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 15 1967)


Video: 'CBS News: Town Meeting of the World, May 15, 1967'

(Monday, May 15, 1967, 10:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. EDT; during the Vietnam War, part of the Indochina Wars and the Cold War) — U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy, a Democrat representing New York state, and California Governor Ronald Reagan, a Republican, faced each other on CBS-TV tonight and made clear their differing stands of issues concerning the war in Vietnam during a trans-Atlantic discussion between students of Europe, Asia, Africa and England. Continue reading Robert F. Kennedy, Ronald Reagan face off on TV 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 15 1967)

The Turtles perform on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 14 1967)


Video: 'The Turtles - Happy Together'

(Sunday, May 14, 1967, 8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT) — The Turtles performed “Happy Together” and “She’d Rather Be with Me” on tonight’s CBS television variety show The Ed Sullivan Show live from CBS Studio No. 50 in New York City. Continue reading The Turtles perform on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 14 1967)

The Supremes perform on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 7 1967)


Video: 'The Supremes - The Happening'

(Sunday, May 7, 1967, 8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT) — The Supremes performed “The Happening” on tonight’s CBS television variety show The Ed Sullivan Show live from Expo ’67 in Montreal. Continue reading The Supremes perform on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 7 1967)

The Beatles continue work on ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ song 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 3 1967)


Video: 'Magical Mystery Tour (film version)' (at 0:55)

(Wednesday, May 3, 1967, 7:00 p.m.-12:15 a.m. BST) — The Beatles added brass to “Magical Mystery Tour,” the title track to their next film and record project, tonight at EMI Studio 3 in London. Continue reading The Beatles continue work on ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ song 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 3 1967)

Paul Revere & the Raiders, Jack Benny on ‘Ed Sullivan’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 30 1967)


Video: 'Paul Revere and the Raiders - Kicks - 1967'

(Sunday, April 30, 1967, 8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT) — Paul Revere and the Raiders performed “Kicks” on tonight’s CBS television variety show The Ed Sullivan Show live from CBS Studio No. 50 in New York City. Continue reading Paul Revere & the Raiders, Jack Benny on ‘Ed Sullivan’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 30 1967)

The Beatles begin work on ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ project 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 25 1967)


Video: 'The Beatles - Magical Mystery Tour (01, 1967, Stereo Remastered 2009)'

(Tuesday, April 25, 1967, 7:00 p.m.-3:45 a.m. BST) — Just four days after completing their eighth studio album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, which Rolling Stone magazine would later rank number one in its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time,” The Beatles convened tonight at EMI Studio 3 in London to begin work on their next film and record project, recording three takes of the backing track of the title track “Magical Mystery Tour.”

Joan Rivers performs on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 23 1967)


Video: 'Joan Rivers on "The Ed Sullivan Show"'

(Sunday, April 23, 1967, 8:00-9:00 p.m. EST) — Comedian Joan Rivers talked about troubles plaguing women on tonight’s CBS television variety show The Ed Sullivan Show live from CBS Studio No. 50 in New York City. Continue reading Joan Rivers performs on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 23 1967)

‘The Joey Bishop Show’ debuts 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 17 1967)


Video: 'Joey Bishop, Regis Philbin, and Sammy Davis' (Feb. 2, 1968)

(Monday, April 17, 1967, 11:30 p.m.-1:00 a.m. EST)The Joey Bishop Show talk show, with Regis Philbin was Bishop’s announcer and sidekick, premiered tonight on the ABC television network as a challenge to NBC’s The Tonight Show and host Johnny Carson. Continue reading ‘The Joey Bishop Show’ debuts 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 17 1967)

Totie Fields performs on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 16 1967)


Video: 'Totie Fields - 1960's'

(Sunday, April 16, 1967, 8:00-9:00 p.m. EST) — Comedian Totie Fields performed her “I’m Perfect” routine on tonight’s CBS television variety show The Ed Sullivan Show live from CBS Studio No. 50 in New York City. Continue reading Totie Fields performs on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 16 1967)