Category Archives: The Beatles 1960s

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


Video: 'Ringo plays a horny Mexican in 'Candy'' (Dec. 13, 1967, at 0:50)

(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)

‘I Am the Walrus’ by The Beatles debuts at #64 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 9 1967)

(Saturday, December 9, 1967)“I Am the Walrus” by The Beatles, the B-side to the band’s number 1 hit single “Hello, Goodbye,” debuted at #64 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. Continue reading ‘I Am the Walrus’ by The Beatles debuts at #64 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 9 1967)

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


Video: 'Ringo plays a horny Mexican in 'Candy'' (Dec. 9, 1967, at 0:23-0:50)

(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)

The Beatles open Apple Boutique in London 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 7 1967)


Video: 'Beatles Apple Boutique, London 1968'

(Thursday, December 7, 1967) — The Beatles today opened the Apple Boutique, a retail store primarily stocked with fashion garments and accessories, located at 94 Baker Street in London. Continue reading The Beatles open Apple Boutique in London 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 7 1967)

Ringo Starr begins filming first solo acting role 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 7 1967)


Video: 'Ringo plays a horny Mexican in 'Candy'' (Dec. 7, 1967, at 0:00-0:23)

(Thursday, December 7, 1967, 8:30 a.m. CET) — Ringo Starr of The Beatles launched his solo acting career today as he began playing the role of Emmanuel, a Mexican gardner, in the garden of a house, just down the street from Incom Film Studios in Rome, for the movie Candy. Continue reading Ringo Starr begins filming first solo acting role 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 7 1967)

Lennon, Harrison host launch party for Apple Boutique 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 5 1967)


Video: 'London: Beatles Open Boutique'

(Tuesday, December 5, 1967, 8:16 p.m. GMT) — John Lennon and George Harrison of The Beatles hosted a launch party and fashion show tonight for the Apple Boutique, a retail store located at 94 Baker Street in London, due to open to the public on Dec. 7, 1967. Continue reading Lennon, Harrison host launch party for Apple Boutique 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 5 1967)

The Beatles record ‘Christmas Time Is Here Again!’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 28 1967)


Video: 'The Beatles - Christmas Time Is Here Again (1967)'

(Tuesday, November 28, 1967, 6:00 p.m.-2:45 a.m. GMT)“Christmas Time Is Here Again!,” a holiday musical/spoken performance by The Beatles for their fan club, was recorded today at EMI Studio 3 in London. Continue reading The Beatles record ‘Christmas Time Is Here Again!’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 28 1967)

The Beatles release ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ album 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 27 1967)


Video: 'Magical Mystery Tour (Full Album Remastered 2009) - The Beatles'

(Monday, November 27, 1967) — The English rock band The Beatles today released Magical Mystery Tour, an album featuring six songs from their Dec. 26, 1967, television special Magical Mystery Tour with the addition of five songs from the band’s 1967 singles. Continue reading The Beatles release ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ album 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 27 1967)