Category Archives: The Beatles 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)

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)

TV special celebrates 20 years of Rolling Stone magazine 30 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 24 1987)


Video: 'ABC-ROLLING STONE PRESENTS:20 YEARS OF ROCK 'N' ROLL-11/24/87' (the music is edited due to copyright laws but the interviews are intact)

(Tuesday, November 24, 1987, 9:00-11:00 p.m. EST)Rolling Stone Presents Twenty Years of Rock & Roll, a musical salute to two decades of Rolling Stone magazine, aired tonight on ABC-TV, featuring interviews with rock stars (including ex-Beatle George Harrison) and rare footage of musical performances. Continue reading TV special celebrates 20 years of Rolling Stone magazine 30 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 24 1987)

‘Got My Mind Set on You’ by George Harrison debuts at #66 in USA 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 24 1987)


Video: 'George Harrison - Got My Mind Set On You (Version I)'

(Saturday, October 24, 1987)“Got My Mind Set on You” by former Beatle George Harrison debuted at #66 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. Continue reading ‘Got My Mind Set on You’ by George Harrison debuts at #66 in USA 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 24 1987)

Second ‘Got My Mind Set On You’ promo video mastered 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 11 1987)


Video: 'George Harrison - Got My Mind Set On You (Version II)'

(Sunday October 11, 1987) — The second of two videos to promote “Got My Mind Set On You”, the first single (released Oct. 12, 1987) off former Beatle George Harrison’s forthcoming album Cloud Nine, was mastered today. Continue reading Second ‘Got My Mind Set On You’ promo video mastered 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 11 1987)

Ringo Starr attends restaurant opening in Atlanta 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 26 1987)


Video: 'Alan Lubin's Atlanta Brasserie'

(Saturday, September 26, 1987) — Former Beatle Ringo Starr attended the grand opening of his new restaurant, the London Brasserie, tonight in shopping mall in the Peach Tree Center of downtown Atlanta. Continue reading Ringo Starr attends restaurant opening in Atlanta 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 26 1987)