Daily Archives: October 15, 2015

‘The Dream Sequence Always Rings Twice’ episode airs on ‘Moonlighting’ 30 years ago this hour (Oct 15 1985)

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(Tuesday, October 15, 1985, 9:00 p.m. EDT) — Dave and Maddie each dream their own solutions to an unsolved 1946 murder case after hearing the story while finishing an investigation on tonight’s episode of the ABC-TV comedy-drama Moonlighting.

In 1997, TV Guide ranked this episode number 34 on its “100 Greatest Episodes of All Time” list.

‘Lisa the Vegetarian’ episode airs on ‘The Simpsons’ 20 years ago this hour (Oct 15 1995)

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(Sunday, October 15, 1995, 8:00 p.m. EDT) — After a trip to a petting zoo, Lisa finds herself unable to eat lamb exposing her to ridicule and resentment from her father and friends on tonight’s episode of the Fox animated sitcom television series The Simpsons. Continue reading ‘Lisa the Vegetarian’ episode airs on ‘The Simpsons’ 20 years ago this hour (Oct 15 1995)

Pittsburgh Pirates win World Series in seven games 90 years ago this afternoon (Oct 15 1925)

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(Thursday, October 15, 1925, afternoon EST) — The Pittsburgh Pirates won the 1925 World Series today, beating the Washington Senators 9-7 at Forbes Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in the seventh and deciding game.

It was the second of five World Series titles for the Pirates (1909-1979).

‘The Metamorphosis’ novella by Franz Kafka published 100 years ago today (Oct 15 1915)

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(Friday, October 15, 1915)The Metamorphosis, Franz Kafka’s famous absurdist tale about a man named Gregor Samsa who wakes up one morning to discover that he has been transformed into a huge, insect-like creature, was first published today in the German literary journal Die Weißen Blätter (The White Pages).

Former Vichy French Premier Pierre Laval executed 70 years ago this afternoon (Oct 15 1945)

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(Monday, October 15, 1945, early afternoon CET; during World War II) — The former premier of Vichy France Pierre Laval was shot today (after a thwarted suicide attempt) in Fresnes (in the southern suburbs of Paris) by a firing squad for treason.