Daily Archives: September 22, 2015

‘Cagney & Lacey,’ ‘The Cosby Show’ big winners at Emmy Awards 30 years ago this hour (Sep 22 1985)

Video: 'Emmy Awards '85'

(Sunday, September 22, 1985, 8:00 p.m. EDT)Cagney & Lacey picked up four awards at the 37th Primetime Emmy Awards tonight at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California. Continue reading ‘Cagney & Lacey,’ ‘The Cosby Show’ big winners at Emmy Awards 30 years ago this hour (Sep 22 1985)

President Ford survives second assassination attempt in 17 days 40 years ago this hour (Sep 22 1975)

Video: 'Gerald Ford - Assassination Attempts (02)' (Sept. 22, 1975, at 1:08)

(Monday, September 22, 1975, 3:25 p.m. PDT)Sara Jane Moore, 45, fired a single shot from a .38 caliber revolver at U.S. President Gerald R. Ford today outside the St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco, but a civilian bystander deflected the gun just as it went off and Ford was not hit.

Moore’s assassination attempt took place just 17 days after Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme’s attempted assassination of Ford in Sacramento, California.

Video: '"AIR FORCE ONE: THE PLANES AND THE PRESIDENTS" (1991)' (Sept. 22, 1975, at 44:00)

Beatle Ringo Starr, wife Maureen take newborn baby son home 50 years ago today (Sep 22 1965)

Video: 'Ringo's All Right, Zak (1965)'

(Wednesday, September 22, 1965) — The Beatles’ drummer Ringo Starr and his wife, Maureen, were filmed today leaving Queen Charlotte’s Maternity Hospital in London with their nine-day-old son Zak, accompanied by nanny Marion Bramwell, en route to the Starkey’s home at 34 Montagu Square.

First ‘Farm Aid’ benefit concert raises $9 million 30 years ago this hour (Sep 22 1985)

Video: 'Farm Aid 1985' (146 videos)

(Sunday, September 22, 1985, 10:00 a.m.-midnight CDT) — The first Farm Aid, a concert staged to raise money for family farmers in the United States, was held today at University of Illinois’ Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Illinois, featuring rock and country music artists like John Mellencamp, Willie Nelson and Neil Young.

Attended by 80,000 people, the event raised over $9 million for America’s family farmers.