Daily Archives: October 4, 2012

‘Lost and Found’ episode airs on ‘Adam-12’ 40 years ago this hour (1972)

Video: 'Lost And Found' (part 1)

(Wednesday, October 4, 8:00 p.m. EDT) — Malloy and Reed transport an unconscious 8-year-old boy to Rampart General Hospital and help him and his parents cope with the ordeal on tonight’s episode of the NBC-TV police drama Adam-12. Continue reading ‘Lost and Found’ episode airs on ‘Adam-12’ 40 years ago this hour (1972)

Germans attack Barrikady gun factory at Stalingrad 70 years ago today (1942)

Video: October 4, 1942 (at 1:55)

(Sunday, October 4, 1942, during the Battle of Stalingrad, part of the Eastern Front of World War II) — Wilhelm Hoffman, a soldier in the 267th Infantry Regiment, 94th Infantry Division of the German 6th Army who chronicled the Battle of Stalingrad in his journal, wrote today:

“Our regiment is attacking the Barrikady settlement. A lot of Russian tommy-gunners have appeared. Where are they bringing them from?”

Connor rips photo of Pope John Paul II on ‘Saturday Night Live’ 20 years ago this hour (1992)

Video: 'Sinéad O'Connor VS Pope John Paul II'

(Sunday, October 4, 1992, after midnight) — After performing a song protesting alleged child abuse by the Catholic Church, Irish singer Sinead O’Connor ripped up a picture of the pope during an appearance on Saturday Night Live. NBC’s switchboard in New York was flooded with calls, most of them criticizing O’Connor’s actions (click here for a longer, cleaner clip).