On this Day November 11, 2014

A collection of dresses and outfits worn by during her career in music and film helped a celebrity auction raise $3.2m (£2m). The highest lot was a jacket from Desperately Seeking Susan, which fetched $252,000, while a gown from her Material Girl video reached $73,125. Other lots which attracted the bidders were a pair of…

On this Day November 10, 1967

filmed three promotional films for their new single Hello Goodbye at the Saville Theatre in London. Each of the three film clips featured different costumes and Beatle antics. In the first film they wear their uniforms, for the second The Beatles are wearing everyday clothes, the third film clip features shots from the first two…

On this Day November 10, 1973

started a eight week run at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’, the singers third US No.1. The album which had the working titles of Vodka and Tonics and Silent Movies, Talking Pictures, is his best selling studio album with worldwide sales of over 15 million copies. Recorded at the…

On this Day November 10, 1975

David Bowie was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with the track was first released in 1969 to tie in with the Apollo 11 moon landing. Rick Wakeman (former keyboard player with Yes) provided synthesizer backing. Bowie would later revisit his Major Tom character in the songs ‘Ashes to Ashes’, ‘Hallo Spaceboy’ and ‘Blackstar’….

On this Day November 10, 2008

were declared the biggest-selling act of 2008 at the World Music Awards held in Monaco. The band picked up the prize along with the Rock Act Of The Year award after their current album ‘Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends’ topped charts around the globe. Other winners at the awards included Leona…

On this Day November 09, 1966

met Yoko Ono for the first time when he visited her art exhibition ‘Unfinished Paintings and Objects’ at the Indica Gallery in London. Source link

On this Day November 09, 1968

played their first ever London show when they appeared at The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm on the same bill as John Lee Hooker, Deviants, John James and Tyres. Zeppelin singer Robert Plant married his girlfriend Maureen in London on this day and held the reception at the gig. Source link

On this Day November 09, 1969

Simon and Garfunkel record what would become their signature tune, with future member of Bread, Larry Knechtel on piano. Art wanted Paul to sing the song, but Paul insisted that Art’s voice was better suited for it. It was a decision that Paul would later say he regretted. The song won five awards at the…

On this Day November 08, 1965

worked on a new song Think For Yourself at Abbey Road for their forthcoming album. After rehearsing the song, they recorded the basic instrumental track in one take. Source link

On this Day November 08, 1969

‘Something’ the first Beatles A-side composed by entered the UK singles chart, it peaked at No.4 in the UK and went on to be a No.1 on the US chart. The song has been covered by over 150 artists, making it the second-most covered Beatles song after ‘Yesterday’. Source link