(Monday, December 4, 1995, evening PST) — Sense and Sensibility, a British–American period drama film version of Jane Austen’s classic tale of two sisters with different romantic notions, premiered tonight at Samuel Goldwyn Theatre in Beverly Hills, California.
Directed by Ang Lee, the film starred Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Kate Winslet and Hugh Grant.
(Saturday, December 4, 1965) — “Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season)” by The Byrds peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for three consecutive weeks (Dec. 4/11/18, 1965). It was the group’s second of two number one hits on the chart (1965).
(Saturday, December 4, 1965, 10:30 a.m. EST) — The Beatles are captured by a cowboy outlaw when their car breaks down and later meet Quasimodo when they visit the Cathedral of Notre Dame on this morning’s episode of The Beatles, a weekly cartoon television series on ABC.