(Tuesday, September 4, 1962, 7:00 p.m.-11:15 p.m. BST) — The Beatles held their first recording session today with Ringo Starr as the rock group’s permanent drummer (replacing Pete Best on Aug. 18, 1962) at EMI Studios at 3 Abbey Road, St John’s Wood, London.
The group recorded How Do You Do It (released in 1995) and Love Me Do (released as a single in the UK on Oct. 5, 1962, but subsequently replaced with a version of the song recorded a week later on Sept. 11, 1962).
(Monday, September 4, 1972) — U.S. swimmer Mark Spitz, 22, today won his seventh gold medal at the Munich Olympics in the 400-meter medley relay, setting a record for most gold medals won in a single Olympics (a record that stood for 36 years).
Video: 'The New Price Is Right - episode 01 - VTR Aug 19th 1972'
(Monday, September 4, 1972, Labor Day, 10:30 a.m. EDT) — The (New) Price Is Right, a game show that revolved around contestants competing to identify the pricing of merchandise to win cash and prizes, debuted today on CBS-TV (taped Aug. 19, 1972, at CBS Television City in Hollywood) with Bob Barker as host.
(Monday, September 4, 1972, Labor Day, 10:00 a.m. EDT) — The Joker’s Wild, a game show where contestants answered questions based on categories that were determined randomly by a mechanism resembling a slot machine, debuted today on CBS-TV (taped at CBS Television City in Hollywood) with Jack Barry as host (click here to watch the entire first episode).
Emboldened by success at Second Bull Run, the Confederate leadership intended to take the war into Union territory for the first time (the main body of the 55,000-man army advanced into Frederick, Maryland, on September 7, 1862).