Daily Archives: September 12, 2012

‘Maude’ debuts on CBS-TV 40 years ago this hour (1972)

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)

Space shuttle Endeavour blasts off with history-making crew 20 years ago this hour (1992)

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.