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HELLO, GOODBYE - BEATLES - 1967


 

NEWS

• U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act .

• Police battled protesters at the Democratic Convention in Chicago.

• We saw the first live broadcast from the moon as Apollo 8 circled above.

• North Korea grabbed one of our warships.

• Apollo 8 Astronauts (William Anders, Frank Borman, and Jim Lovell) were on the cover of Time Magazine.

• Gas was 25 cents a gallon.

 

FADS and ENTERTAINMENT

• MOVIE: “2001 Space Odyssey” “Planet of the Apes” &  “The Graduate”

• T.V.: “Laugh-In”, “Bonanza” and “Gomer Pyle”

• “Led Zeppelin would play live for the first time at Surrey University in England.

• Cream played for the last time at Royal Albert hall.  

• Allen K Breed invents an air bag that deploys and inflates automatically on violent impact using nitrogen gas.

• The first Big Mac goes on sale in McDonalds costing 49 cents. 

 

DEAD

• Reverend Martin Luther King was assassinated by James Earl Ray.

• Senator Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated by Sirhan Sirhan.

• Frankie Lymon, Ex-Teenagers singer, is found dead from a heroin overdose in Harlem.

 

#1@1

• Though the songwriting credit is Lennon–McCartney, it was written solely by Paul McCartney.

• One of the notable features in the song is Ringo Starr's busy drumming.

• Three promotional films were made for the song one of the films was screened on The Ed Sullivan Show on November 26th two days after it was released as a single.

• McCartney gave an explanation of its meaning in an interview, "The answer to everything is simple. It's a song about everything and nothing. If you have black you have to have white. That's the amazing thing about life." 

• In the US, Capitol Records omitted the comma in the song’s title in the packaging of the single and also on the Magical Mystery Tour LP.

• It spent 3 weeks in the Number 1 spot.

• John Lennon was not impressed with the popularity of the song, saying, "'I Am the Walrus' was the B side to 'Hello, Goodbye, "Can you believe it?"

• Here are The Beatles with “Hello, Goodbye” your # 1 @ 1 from December 1967.



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