'Video: '1950s POLAROID CAMERA COMMERCIAL'
(Friday, February 21, 1947) — Inventor Edwin H. Land publicly demonstrated his Polaroid Land camera today in Cambridge, Massachusetts, which used self-developing film to produce a black & white photograph in 60 seconds. Continue reading Edwin H. Land publicly demonstrates his Polaroid Land camera 70 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 21 1947)
(Thursday, February 20, 1947) — Prime Minister Clement Attlee announced in an address to Parliament today that the British government intended to withdraw all its military forces and government officials from India by June 1948 at the latest.
(Wednesday, February 20, 1907)
— U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt today signed an
which excluded “idiots, imbeciles, feebleminded persons, epileptics, insane persons” from being admitted to the United States.
Video: 'The Jacksons (19th Annual Grammy Awards 1977)'
(Saturday, February 19, 1977, 6:30-8:30 p.m. PST) — Returning to the Grammy wars, Stevie Wonder was again victorious at the 19th Annual Grammy Awards ceremonies of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, held tonight at the Hollywood Palladium, taking home four awards including Album of the Year for Songs in the Key of Life ( click here to watch 11 video clips from tonight’s ceremonies and click here to watch an extended video of Ringo Starr and Paul Williams’ presentation for Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female). Continue reading Stevie Wonder collects four Grammys 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 19 1977)
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(Wednesday, February 19, 1997, 9:00-10:00 p.m. EST) — The Salinger family tries to solve Bailey’s drinking problem on tonight’s episode of the Fox teen drama television series . Party of Five Continue reading ‘Intervention’ episode airs on ‘Party of Five’ 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 19 1997)
Video: 'The Four Tops Bernadette 1967 YouTube'
(Sunday, February 19, 1967, 8:00-9:00 p.m. EST) — The Four Tops performed “Reach Out, I’ll Be There,” “I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)” and “Bernadette” on tonight’s CBS television variety show live from CBS Studio No. 50 in New York City ( The Ed Sullivan Show click here to watch performances of “Reach Out, I’ll Be There,” “I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)” as well as “Bernadette.”). Continue reading The Four Tops perform on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 19 1967)
(Saturday, February 19, 1977) — “Enjoy Yourself” by The Jacksons peaked at #6 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks.
(Saturday, February 19, 1977) — “Lost Without Your Love” by Bread peaked at #9 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week.
(Saturday, February 18, 1967, 5:30 p.m. PST) — The Doors appeared tonight on Boss City, a program on Los Angeles television station KHJ-TV hosted by DJ Sam Riddle, most likely performing the band’s first single “Break On Through” in what was probably The Doors’ very first television appearance.