On this date in rock history: in 1978 - Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, starring Peter Frampton, George Burns, and the Bee Gees, opens in New York.
Hopes for Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band were high; its producers expected the film to be "this generation's Gone with the Wind. However, it received extremely negative reviews from most critics and barely broke even at the box office. The movie currently holds a 15% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
Poor Peter Frampton! This movie pretty much ruined his career at the time. Luckily for all of us Frampton fans, Peter has come back and is touring on a regular basis!