Video: 'Mission Impossible S01E01 - Pilot' (Sep. 17, 1966)
(Saturday, September 17, 1966, 9:00-10:00 p.m. EDT) — , an action/adventure television series that chronicles the missions of a team of secret government agents known as the Impossible Missions Force (IMF) (starring Steven Hill, Barbara Bain, Greg Morris and Peter Lupus), Mission: Impossible premiered tonight on CBS. Continue reading ‘Mission: Impossible’ series debuts on CBS-TV 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 17 1966)
Video: 'Spiro Agnew ...... Go Quietly Or Else'
(Tuesday, September 17, 1996, about 3:00 p.m. EDT) — Spiro T. Agnew, who was forced to resign as the 39th Vice President of the United States in 1973 when he pleaded no contest to a charge of income-tax evasion, died today at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Maryland, after struggling with undiagnosed acute leukemia. Continue reading Former U.S. Vice President Spiro Agnew dies 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 17 1996)
Video: 'Ringo Starr - "Ringo's Rotogravure" [Full Album]'
(Friday, September 17, 1976) — , the fifth studio album by Ringo Starr, was released today in the UK (Sept. 27, 1976, in the U.S.). Ringo’s Rotogravure
It would turn out to be the last album featuring active involvement from all four former Beatles before John Lennon’s death in 1980.
(Saturday, September 24, 1966) — “Yellow Submarine” by The Beatles peaked at #2 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week, becoming the most successful Beatles song to feature drummer Ringo Starr as lead vocalist. Continue reading ‘Yellow Submarine’ by The Beatles peaks at #2 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 17 1966)
(Saturday, September 17, 1966) — “Bus Stop” by The Hollies peaked at #5 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for three weeks.
(Saturday, September 17, 1966) — “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” by The Beach Boys peaked at #8 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week.
(Saturday, September 17, 1966) — “Guantanamera” by The Sandpipers peaked at #9 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week.
Video: 'The Beatles Cartoons Episode 28'
(Saturday, September 17, 1966, 10:30 a.m. EDT) — The Beatles are visiting Paris, when Paul and Ringo spot a beautiful woman, and later while in Hollywood, the band runs into a magician that uses his magic in order to rob them on this morning’s episode of , a weekly cartoon television series on ABC. The Beatles Continue reading ‘Help/We Can Work It Out’ episode airs on ‘The Beatles’ cartoon series 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 17 1966)
Video: 'My Man Godfrey' trailer
(Thursday, September 17, 1936, 10:15 a.m. EDT) — , a screwball comedy film about a zany heiress who tries to help a tramp by making him the family butler, opened this morning at the Radio City Music Hall in New York City. My Man Godfrey
The film was directed by Gregory La Cava and starred William Powell, Carole Lombard, Alice Brady, Gail Patrick, Jean Dixon, Eugene Pallette and Alan Mowbray.