Video: 'Pope John Paul II historic visit to the USA'
(Wednesday, October 4, 1995, 3:20 p.m. EDT) — Pope John Paul II returned to America today on a five-day mission to strengthen his discordant church in America and press his crusades to undermine materialism and fortify peace in the post-cold-war world. Continue reading →
Video: '1955 World Series Highlights | Brooklyn Dodgers vs New York Yankees'
(Tuesday, October 4, 1955, mid-afternoon EDT) — The Brooklyn Dodgers won the 1955 World Series today, beating the New York Yankees 2-0 at Yankee Stadium (I) in Bronx, New York, in the seventh and deciding game.
It was the first of six World Series titles for the Dodgers (1955-1988) and the only World Series win while based in Brooklyn. Continue reading →
(Thursday, October 3, 1985, 8:30 p.m. EDT) — As Ellen prepares to leave town to marry her fiance Dennis, both she and Alex must decide whether or not they really care about each other on tonight’s episode of the NBC-TV sitcom Family Ties.
In 2009, TV Guide ranked this episode #76 among the “100 Greatest Episodes of All Time.”
(Monday, October 3, 1955, 5:00 p.m. EDT) — The Mickey Mouse Club, a variety television show created by Walt Disney and produced by Walt Disney Productions and featuring a regular but ever-changing cast of teen performers, debuted this afternoon on ABC.
(Tuesday, October 3, 1995, 10:00 a.m. PDT) — A jury in Los Angeles found ex-football player O.J. Simpson not guilty of murder in the 1994 slayings of his former wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and Ronald Goldman; Simpson was later found liable in a civil trial. Continue reading →