December 7, 2021

Today in Whostory: 10/08/2019

1965 – The Who play the City Hall in Perth, Perthshire, Scotland

1966 – Melody Maker has its issue where “I’m a Boy” hits #1 on their charts. The headline is “Who’s number one? Schhh…you know Who.” Inside is an interview with Who manager Kit Lambert.

1967 – The Who play the Kinema Ballroom in Dunfermline, Scottland.

1969 – my comes to the attention of Charles E. Fager in Christian Century magazine He calls it “a thoroughly religious work.”

1970 – The Who play the Orchid Ballroom in Purley, Surrey

1975 – er appears on French television to promote his new film Lisztomania

1984 – e launches his anti-heroin crusade with an interview in The Times called “My crusade to beat the drug menace.”

2006 – The Who play the General Motors Place in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

2012 – Pete Townshend’s autobiography Who I Am is published in the U.S

2012 – e is interviewed on The Today Show

2012 – e is interviewed on The View

2012 – e is interviewed on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

2012 – Pete is interviewed at the Stephen A Schwarzman Building, New York by Paul Holdengräber