Daily Archives: September 15, 2015

‘Coast to Coast Big Mouth’ episode airs on ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’ 50 years ago this hour (Sep 15 1965)

Video: 'The Dick Van Dyke Show: Coast to Coast Big Mouth'

(Wednesday, September 18, 1965, 9:30 p.m. EDT) — A game show host gets Laura to tell a TV audience that Alan Brady is bald on tonight’s episode of the CBS-TV sitcom The Dick Van Dyke Show.

In 1997, TV Guide ranked this episode #8 among the “100 Greatest Episodes of All Time.”

President Bush pledges federal role in rebuilding Gulf Coast 10 years ago this hour (Sep 15 2005)

Video: 'George W. Bush Full Speech on Katrina from Jackson Square'

(Thursday, September 15, 2005, 8:02 p.m. CDT) — U.S. President George W. Bush, addressing the nation from storm-ravaged New Orleans, acknowledged tonight the government failed to respond adequately to Hurricane Katrina and urged Congress to approve a massive reconstruction program.

‘Seven’ premieres in New York City 20 years ago tonight (Sep 15 1995)

Video: 'Seven' trailer

(Friday, September 15, 1995, evening EST)Seven, a neo-noir crime psychological thriller film about a retiring police detective and his new partner who investigate a serial killer whose crimes mirror the seven deadly sins, premiered tonight at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center in New York City.

Directed by David Fincher, the film starred Brad Pitt, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey, John C. McGinley and Gwyneth Paltrow.

‘Death of a Salesman’ airs on CBS-TV 50 years ago this hour (Sep 15 1985)

Video: 'Death of a Salesman (1984)'

(Sunday, September 15, 1985, 8:00 p.m. EDT)Death of a Salesman, a made-for-television film about a an aging traveling salesman who recognizes the emptiness of his life and tries to fix it, premiered tonight on CBS.

Based on the 1949 play of the same name by Arthur Miller, it was directed by Volker Schlöndorff and starred Dustin Hoffman, Kate Reid, John Malkovich, Stephen Lang and Charles Durning.

‘Lost in Space’ series debuts on CBS-TV 50 years ago this hour (Sep 15 1965)

Video: 'Lost in Space Season 1 Episode 01 The Reluctant Stowaway'

(Wednesday, September 15, 1965, 7:30-8:30 p.m. EDT)Lost in Space, a science fiction television series created and produced by Irwin Allen that chronicles the travels the Robinson family as they travel through space on a flight toward the Alpha Centauri star system, premiered tonight on CBS-TV.