Video: 'Patterns (1955)'
(Wednesday, January 12, 1955, 9:00-10:00 p.m. EST) — Patterns, an original play by Rod Serling about corporate politics and big business power games, was presented live tonight on NBC as part of the anthology series Kraft Television Theatre.
Directed by Fielder Cook, the intense big-business drama starred Richard Kiley, Everett Sloane and Ed Begley.
Video: 'Hullabaloo' (47 videos)
(Tuesday, January 12, 1965, 8:30 p.m. EST) — Hullabaloo, a weekly musical variety series that served as a big-budget, quality showcase for the leading pop acts of the day, debuted tonight as a regular television series on NBC. Featured acts on the premiere included the New Christy Minstrels and comedian Woody Allen.
Video: 'Earhart Hops Foggy Pacific In 18 Hours (1935)'
(Saturday, January 12, 1935, 1:31 p.m. PST) — Aviator Amelia Earhart completed an 18-hour trip from Honolulu to Oakland, California, today, making her the first person to fly solo across any part of the Pacific Ocean.
(Saturday, January 12, 1985) — “All I Need” by Jack Wagner peaked at #2 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks.
(Saturday, January 12, 1985) — “Valotte” by Julian Lennon peaked at #9 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week.
Video: 'Theda Bara as The Vampire in A FOOL THERE WAS (1915)'
(Tuesday, January 12, 1915) — The silent film drama A Fool There Was, which propelled Theda Bara to stardom with her portrayal of a predatory vamp, premiered today in New York.