Video: 'Mary Tyler Moore It's a Long Way to Tipperary Last Scene'
(Friday, March 18, 8:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. EST) — Lou flies in a couple of old friends to surprise a distraught Mary after the station manager fires everyone but Ted is fired on the finale finale episode of the American television series sitcom The Mary Tyler Moore Show that first aired tonight in Canada on CBC Television (it would debut exactly 24 hours later in the U.S. on CBS). Continue reading ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’ series finale airs 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 18 1977)
Video: '425 Children Perish in New London Texas School Explosion - 1937 Historic Footage'
(Thursday, March 18, 1937, 3:05-3:20 p.m. CST) — In America’s deadliest school disaster, more than 295 students and teachers were killed today in a natural gas explosion at the New London Consolidated School in Rusk County, Texas. Continue reading 295+ students, teachers killed in natural gas explosion at Texas school 80 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 18 1937)
Video: 'Six-String Improvisation'
(Saturday, March 18, 1967, 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m./6:00 p.m.-2:30 a.m. PST) — The Monkees attempt to record “The Story Of Rock & Roll” & “Six-String Improvisation” and completed a second version of “I’ll Spend My Life With You” today at Studio C, RCA Recording Studios in Hollywood during the group’s recording sessions for the album Headquarters. Continue reading The Monkees complete second version of ‘I’ll Spend My Life With You’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 18 1967)
(Saturday, March 18, 1967) — “Penny Lane” by The Beatles peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week. Continue reading ‘Penny Lane’ by The Beatles peaks at #1 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 18 1967)
(Saturday, March 18, 1967) — “Darlin’ Be Home Soon” by The Lovin’ Spoonful peaked at #15 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week.
(Saturday, March 18, 1967) — “California Nights” by Lesley Gore peaked at #16 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks.
Video: '#22 Grover Cleveland'
(Saturday, March 18, 1837) — Grover Cleveland, the 22nd (1885-1889) and 24th President of the United States (1889-1893), was born Stephen Grover Cleveland today in Caldwell, New Jersey. Continue reading U.S. President Grover Cleveland born in Caldwell, New Jersey 180 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 18 1837)