1964 : Disney releases Mary Poppins, a Sherman Brothers musical featuring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke.
1965 : Elvis Presley meets The Beatles for the first time when the Fab 4 are brought to The King’s Los Angeles mansion. 94 more words
On August 27, 1992, John Lennon’s handwritten lyrics to The Beatles song ‘A Day In The Life’ from Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band sold in an auction at Sotheby’s London for $100,000 (£56,600). 281 more words
When the Beatles played Red Rocks Amphitheater 50 years ago, it was one of the few shows on that first tour that didn’t sell out. At a $6.50 general admission price—about $50 in today’s dollars—the concert was simply too expensive for many fans (or at least for their parents). 646 more words
The 18-year-olds arriving on college campuses this fall grew up in an entirely different world than the professors who are going to educate them for the next four years; they were in kindergarten when 9/11 happened, and wire-rimmed glasses remind them not of John Lennon, but of Harry Potter. 862 more words