2012 – “Yellow Submarine” the animated Beatles movie was restored completely today on This Day in Rock Music History! The iconic movie was carefully restored frame by frame for a May 28th DVD Release this year. The movie was originally released in 1968, and was a surreal story about a magical land called Pepperland which […]
2011 – Two years since Michael jackson Passed and he tops earnings for Dead Rock Stars on This Day in Rock Music History. Elvis is up on the list as well. John Lennon was No. 5 with $12 mill. Ah… that Magical Mystery Tour. It’s been two years since Michael Jackson passed away at the […]
2009 – George Harrison receives a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on This Day in Rock Music History! It was given posthumously with Paul McCartney, Harrison’s widow Olivia and son Dhani were all in attendance outside the Capitol Records offices in Los Angeles. Eric Idle, Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks and musician Tom Petty […]
2007 – Cristin Keleher who once broke into former Beatle George Harrison’s Hawaii home was found dead after an apparent murder-suicide in California, aged 34. She made headlines in December 1999 by entering Harrison’s Maui estate and then cooking herself a frozen pizza. Police said her body had been found with that of a 48-year-old […]
2003 –A Spanish hairdresser pays over a thousand dollars for a lock of hair George Harrison cut off in 1964. The hair will be displayed in Rafael Pages’ hairdressing museum in Barcelona.
2002 – Paul McCartney performs “Yesterday” at a special concert tribute to George Harrison held in Liverpool.
2001 – Beatles principal George Harrison participates in his first-ever online chats via Yahoo! Chat and MSN Live.
1996 – In a statement, Paul McCartney is still denying the Beatles will re-form. “The Beatles aren’t interested,” he says. “Money is not an issue. We wouldn’t do it for twice as much. The answer is no.” How do you do it without John Lennon.
1987 – Neo-bluesman Taj Mahal plays Hollywood’s Palimino Club. By the end of the gig, he’s been joined onstage by George Harrison, Bob Dylan, John Fogerty, and Jesse Ed Davis.
1979 – Eric Clapton: After a much-publicized love tussle with his friend George Harrison, Eric Clapton finally marries Harrison’s ex-wife, Patti Boyd, in Arizona. Two of Clapton’s biggest hits – “Layla” and “Wonderful Tonight” – were written about her.
1976 – Paul Simon hosted NBC’s Saturday Night Live where he performed live with George Harrison on ‘Here Comes The Sun’ and ‘Homeward Bound’. Paul McCartney and John Lennon were both in New York City watching the show on TV.
1976 – The Beatles re-release 22 singles in the UK. One of the singles, “Yesterday,” had never been released in the UK. Yesterday is the most recorded song of all time by other artists, which was released in the US in 1965.