14 Things That Happened Last Time The Rolling Stones Were On Tour

The Rolling Stones announced yesterday their latest tour. This is how the world looked like when they went on their first tour, 50 years ago.

1. Demolition works started at Penn Station

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Which reunited the most elegant picketers New York has ever seen.

2. Lawrence of Arabia won Best Picture at the 35th Oscars

3. James Bond took his first trip to America

The first Bond movie Dr.No was released in North America. It included a cross-country tour of the film with the man himself, Sean Connery, to promote it.

6. General Hospital aired its first episode

The count is now up to 12,784 episodes aired and going up. It holds the Guinness Records for longest-running American soap opera currently in production, and the third worldwide.

7. Brad Pitt was born

And yes, Brad Pitt turns 50 this year.

8. And so was Johnny Deep.

Apparently, 50 is the new hot.

9. Iron Man and X Men were introduced

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Tony Stark makes his big escape from the evil Wong-Chu in Vietnam via armor suit and the students of the School for Gifted Youngsters in Westchester County, New York get summoned up by Charles Xavier to fight Magneto.

10. The Rock had its final hours as a prison.

11. The Beatles recorded and released their debut album “Please, Please Me”.

Ten of the fourteen tracks were recorded in a single day, February 11.
This record sent The Beatles to the top of the charts in the UK and, later on, to the world.

12. These 2 guys were born

James Hetfield was born in August 3 and Lars Ulrich in December 26. 18 years later they formed Metallica.

14. And this is what the Stones looked like.

The 50 & Counting tour is set to start in early May in Los Angeles. The Stones are coming to a city near you! (If you’re located in Oakland, San Jose, Las Vegas, Anaheim, Toronto, Chicago, Boston or Philadelphia.)

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