‘Land of the Giants’ debuts on ABC-TV 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 22 1968)


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(Sunday, September 22, 1968, 7:00-8:00 p.m. EDT)Land of the Giants, an American science fiction television series about the crew and passengers of a spaceship from Earth that crash lands on an Earth-like planet on which everything, including the human-like inhabitants, is twelve times the size of its counterpart on Earth, debuted tonight on ABC. Continue reading ‘Land of the Giants’ debuts on ABC-TV 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 22 1968)

’30 Rock,’ ‘John Adams’ big winners at Emmy Awards 10 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 21 2008)


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(Sunday, September 21, 2008, 8:00-11:00 p.m. EDT)30 Rock dominated the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards tonight at Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, winning five major awards, including Outstanding Comedy Series. Continue reading ’30 Rock,’ ‘John Adams’ big winners at Emmy Awards 10 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 21 2008)

‘Adam-12’ debuts on NBC-TV 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 21 1968)


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(Saturday, September 21, 1968, 7:30-8:00 p.m. EDT)Adam-12, a television police procedural drama series that follows Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officers Pete Malloy and Jim Reed as they ride the streets of Los Angeles in their patrol unit 1-Adam-12, debuted tonight on NBC. Continue reading ‘Adam-12’ debuts on NBC-TV 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 21 1968)

‘(There’s) Always Something There to Remind Me’ by Dionne Warwick peaks at #65 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 21 1968)

(Saturday, September 21, 1968)“(There’s) Always Something There to Remind Me” by Dionne Warwick peaked at #65 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week. Continue reading ‘(There’s) Always Something There to Remind Me’ by Dionne Warwick peaks at #65 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 21 1968)

‘Hawaii Five-0’ debuts on CBS-TV 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 20 1968)


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(Friday, September 20, 1968, 9:00-11:00 p.m. EDT)Hawaii Five-O, an American police procedural drama series about a special state police task force headed up by Detective Captain Steve McGarrett, debuted tonight on CBS-TV as a two-hour pilot. Continue reading ‘Hawaii Five-0’ debuts on CBS-TV 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 20 1968)

Dewey formally opens campaign with pledge to unify U.S. 70 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 20 1948)


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(Saturday, September 18, 1948, scheduled for 8:00 p.m. CDT; during the United States presidential election, 1948 campaign) — Gov. Thomas E. Dewey of New York formally opened his campaign as the Republican nomineee for President tonight in Des Moines, Iowa, with a pledge that his administration, if he is elected, will be devoted to restoring unity to the American people. Continue reading Dewey formally opens campaign with pledge to unify U.S. 70 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 20 1948)