On this day in 1964, The Beatles appeared on Ed Sullivan Show, this being their first US TV appearance, a record setting 73 million Americans tuned in to watch them perform ‘All My Loving,’ ‘Till There Was You,’ ‘She Loves You,’ ‘I Saw Her Standing There’ and ‘I Want To Hold Your Hand.’
CBS was flooded with requests for tickets, even Walter Cronkite and Richard Nixon called in to try and score tickets for their daughters to that week’s Ed Sullivan Show!
Attached is a video clip of the performance as well as a 2nd attachment of a look behind the scenes:
On Sept. 25, 1897, William Faulkner, the Nobel Prize-winning author of the American South, was born. Faulkner was an American writer and Nobel Prize laureate from Oxford, Mississippi. Faulkner wrote novels, short stories, a play, poetry, essays and screenplays. He is primarily known for his novels and short stories set in the fictional Yoknapatawpha County, based …
It was 34 years ago today AC DC released their Back in Black Album. Back in Black was their comeback album with new singer Brian Johnson who replaced the late Bon Scott. Scott had passed away the previous February. The band was encouraged to go on by Scott’s parents. Back in Black is dedicated to …
Trying to Change the World One Non-Techie at a Time.
My name is Eran Bair and I am a web junkie. I have a Bachelors Degree in Information Systems from the University of Phoenix. I work full time fulfilling the needs of IT for Utah’s largest 911 call center. By night I am a blogger, web consultant, guitar player, parent, foster parent to a child with Asperger’s Syndrome with a serious addiction to jeeping and ATVs. I am a native Californian on exile in Utah.
I have now been to this location 3 times in 2 weeks. All three times the landscapers had to mow the lawn twice before we got our food. Tonight at 7 pm there were three cars in the drive thru and it still took more than 25 minutes.