Daylight Video

Exemplifying their status as sort of the po’ folks’ Beatles, the Dave Clark Five premiered a movie, Catch Us If You Can (later renamed Having a Wild Weekend in the US version) in London on this day a half-century ago, and a bit less than a year after A Hard Day’s Night. Here’s the opening credits featuring the title song, and the expected band hijinks.

Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.