Video: 'Deadly Riots at Ol' Miss' (Oct. 1, 1962, at 4:33)
(Monday, October 1, 1962, 8:15-9:10 a.m. EDT, during the American Civil Rights Movement) — James Meredith, the first black student to enroll at the all-white University of Mississippi, registered for classes this morning while escorted by U.S. Marshals. Overnight rioting designed to block Meredith left two people dead.
Video: 'Lucy Show season 1 intro'
(Monday, October 1, 1962, 8:30 p.m. EDT) — The Lucy Show, Lucille Ball’s follow-up to I Love Lucy after her divorce with Desi Arnaz, debuted tonight on CBS-TV. It also starred Vivian Vance from I Love Lucy. Read more on ‘The Lucy Show’ debuts on CBS-TV 50 years ago this hour (1962)…
Video: 'License to Steele' (Oct. 1, 1982)
(Friday, October 1, 1982, 10:00 p.m. EDT) — Remington Steele, a comedy-drama-detective television series about a licensed female private detective who invents a fictitious male superior to attract more business to her detective agency, debuted tonight on NBC-TV. It starred Stephanie Zimbalist, Pierce Brosnan and Doris Roberts.
Video: 'The "Today" Show on Johnny Carson's Retiring - from 1992 - part 1 of 5!!!' (show debuts at 5:15)
(Monday, October 1, 1962, 11:15 p.m. EDT) — The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, a talk show hosted by Johnny Carson under the Tonight Show franchise, debuted tonight on NBC-TV. Ed McMahon was the announcer.
In 2002, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson was ranked #12 on TV Guide‘s 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time.
Video: '1932 World Series Tribute'
(Sunday, October 2, 1932) — The New York Yankees won the 1932 World Series today, beating the Chicago Cubs 13-6 at at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois, in the fourth and deciding game. It was the Yankees’ fourth World Series title. Read more on New York Yankees win World Series 80 years ago today (1932)…
Video: 'Killers : beltway sniper'
(Wednesday, October 2, 2002) — The Beltway sniper attacks began today as a resident of Silver Spring, Md., was shot and killed in a store parking lot in Wheaton. Ten people would killed and three other victims were critically injured in several locations throughout the Washington Metropolitan Area and along Interstate 95 in Virginia.