Video: 'Rishikesh - Beatles With The Maharishi (1968)'
(Wednesday, February 21, 1968) — British Pathé today filmed all four Beatles, who spent their first full day together at the Academy of Transcendental Meditation in Rishikesh studying Transcendental Meditation with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. Continue reading All four Beatles filmed at Rishikesh, India 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 21 1968)
Video: 'Jack Webb and Johnny Carson'
(Tuesday, February 20, 1968, 11:30 p.m. EST) — Host Johnny Carson and actor Jack Webb, in character as Dragnet‘s Joe Friday, performed the “Copper Clapper Caper” sketch tonight on NBC’s The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. Continue reading ‘Copper Clapper Caper’ sketch performed 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 20 1968)
Video: 'The Monkees: The Running Gag Supercut'
(Tuesday, February 20, 1968) — The Monkees, an American situation comedy television series that follows the adventures of four young men trying to make a name for themselves as a rock ‘n roll band, was officially cancelled today, one day after the band began filming its first feature film, Head Continue reading The Monkees TV series officially cancelled 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 20 1968)
Video: 'Paul & Ringo - Willingdon Hospital, New Delhi, India (20.02.1968)'
(Tuesday, February 20, 1968) — Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr of The Beatles departed New Delhi, India, today for the Academy of Transcendental Meditation in Rishikesh, reuniting with two other band members, John Lennon and George Harrison, who had arrived Feb. 16, 1968. Continue reading All four Beatles reunite in Rishikesh, India 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 20 1968)
Video: '16. The Doors - Celebration of The Lizard (An Experiment/Work In Progress) (40th Anniversary) LYRICS'
(Monday, February 19, 1968) — The Doors recorded a rehearsal of “Celebration of the Lizard,” a performance piece written by lead singer Jim Morrison, today at TTG Studios in Hollywood, California, during sessions for the American rock band’s third studio album Waiting for the Sun. Continue reading The Doors record ‘Celebration Of The Lizard’ rehearsal 50 years ago #OTD #OnThisDay (Feb 19 1968)
Video: 'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood: episode 001'
(Monday, February 19, 1968, 5:30 p.m. EST on WNET-TV in Newark, New Jersey) —
Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, a children’s television series aimed primarily at preschool ages 2 to 5, made its network debut today on National Educational Television. Continue reading ‘Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood’ debuts on NET 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 19 1968)
Video: 'The Monkees - 'Head' - Theatrical Trailer'
(Monday, February 19, 1968) — The television rock group The Monkees began filming Head, a satirical musical adventure feature film written by Jack Nicholson and Bob Rafelson, directed by Rafelson, today at various locations in the Los Angeles area. Continue reading The Monkees begin filming ‘Head’ movie 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 19 1968)
Video: 'Ringo & Paul - Palam Airport, New Delhi, India (19.02.1968)'
(Monday, February 19, 1968, 8:15 a.m. IST) — Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr of The Beatles arrived today at Palam Airport in New Delhi, India, to study Transcendental Meditation with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi at his ashram in Rishikesh. Continue reading McCartney, Starr arrive in India to study meditation 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 19 1968)