APRIL 16TH IS THE 106TH DAY OF THE YEAR. TODAY IS EDUCATION AND SHARING DAY, HOLY TUESDAY, NATIONAL BEAN COUNTERS’ DAY, NATIONAL EGGS BENEDICT DAY, NATIONAL LIBRARIAN DAY, NATIONAL LIBRARY WORKERS DAY , NATIONAL ORCHID DAY, NATIONAL STRESS AWARENESS DAY, NATIONAL WEAR YOUR PAJAMAS TO WORK DAY, SAVE THE ELEPHANT DAY, TEACH YOUR DAUGHTER TO VOLUNTEER DAY, AND WORLD SEMICOLON DAY.
The Beatles filmed some chase sequences for their upcoming movie, A Hard Day’s Night in the Notting Hill Gate area of London. The police officers in the scenes were actors.
The Hollies began their first US tour in New York. It wasn’t until the following year that the group cracked the US Top Ten with “Bus Stop”.
Skip Spence, an original member of Jefferson Airplane and Moby Grape, died of lung cancer in a San Francisco hospital at the age of 52. He had battled schizophrenia and alcoholism and had been on a ventilator for 11 days before his death.
Paul McCartney headlines a concert at the Hollywood Bowl to celebrate Earth Day. Other performers at the concert include Ringo Starr, Don Henley and Steve Miller.