Beatles and music events on Sept. 8.
- Sept. 8, 1968: The Beatles perform “Hey Jude” on “Frost on Sunday.”
- Sept. 8, 1925: Peter Sellers, a friend of the Beatles and co-star with Ringo Starr in “The Magic Christian,” born.
- Sept. 8, 1932: Patsy Cline born.
- Sept. 8, 1945: Ron “Pigpen” McKiernan (Grateful Dead) born.
- Sept. 8, 1952: Will Lee (The Fab Faux) born.
- Sept. 8, 1961: St. John’s Hall, Liverpool.
- Sept. 8, 1962: YMCA, Cheshire; Majestic Ballroom, Birkenhead.
- Sept. 8, 1963: ABC Theatre, Blackpool.
- Sept. 8, 1964: Forum, Quebec, Canada.
- Sept. 8, 1966: “Star Trek” premieres on TV.
- Sept. 8, 1967: “Aerial Tour Instrumental,” later called “Flying,” begun.
- Sept. 8, 1971: Prisoners riot at Attica State Prison. John Lennon and Yoko Ono write “Attica State” about it.
- Sept. 8, 1971: Elvis Presley is given the Bing Crosby Award by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, a lifetime achievement award. Previous recipients include Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Irving Berlin and Crosby.
- Sept. 8, 1974: Richard Nixon is pardoned by President Gerald Ford.
- Sept. 8, 1977: Jimmy McCulloch quits Wings to join the reformed Small Faces.
- Sept. 8, 1987: “The Beatles (White Album)” CD reaches #18 in the UK.
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