Video: 'Maude TV Show Opening Theme Season One 1972'
(Tuesday, September 12, 1972, 8:00 p.m. EDT) — Maude, a situation comedy television series about an outspoken, middle-aged, politically liberal woman living in suburban Tuckahoe, Westchester County, New York, debuted tonight on CBS-TV. It starred Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Adrienne Barbeau, Conrad Bain, Rue McClanahan and Esther Rolle. Continue reading ‘Maude’ debuts on CBS-TV 40 years ago this hour (1972)→
(Saturday, September 12, 1942, evening local time, during the Battle of the Atlantic, part of World War II) — A German U-boat off West Africa tonight torpedoed the RMS Laconia, which was carrying Italian prisoners of war, British soldiers and civilians. The German crew, joined by other U-boats, began rescue operations.
(Saturday, September 12, 1942) — (I’ve Got a Gal In) Kalamazoo by Glenn Miller & His Orchestra, featuring Tex Beneke, Marion Hutton and The Modernaires, was the #1 song on today’s Billboard’s Best Sellers in Stores chart for the first of seven weeks (September 12/19/26, October 3/10/17/24, 1942).
Video: '1992: Space Shuttle Flight 50 (STS-47) - Endeavour'
(Saturday, September 12, 1992, 10:23:00.0680 a.m. EDT) — The space shuttle Endeavour blasted off today, carrying with it Mark Lee and Jan Davis, the first married couple in space, Mae Jemison, the first black woman in space, and Mamoru Mohri, the first Japanese national to fly on a U.S. spaceship.