Video: 'President Jimmy Carter - Statement on the Panama Canal'
(Wednesday, September 7, 1977, 7:35 p.m. EDT) — U.S. President Jimmy Carter and the Commander of Panama’s National Guard, General Omar Torrijos, signed tonight in the Hall of the Americas at the headquarters of the Organization of American States the two treaties that, if ratified by both countries, would transfer control of the Panama Canal to Panama by the year 2000. Continue reading Carter, Torrijos sign Panama Canal pacts 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 7 1977)
Video: 'Flying Nun,The (Intro) Pilot (1967)'
(Thursday, September 7, 1967, 7:30-8:30 p.m. EDT) — , an American sitcom about the misadventures of a nun who can fly and her convent and neighbors, The Flying Nun premiered tonight on ABC, starring Sally Field as Sister Bertrille. Continue reading ‘The Flying Nun’ series debuts on ABC 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 7 1967)
(Thursday, September 7, 1967) — The Rolling Stones completed another round of recordings for their next album, Their Satanic Majesties Request today at Olympic Sound Studios in London, having completed “Gomper” and “2000 Light Years from Home.” Continue reading The Rolling Stones wrap up latest round of studio sessions 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 7 1967)
Video: 'The Beatles - "Magical Mystery Demos" 1967-1968 outtakes' (Sept. 7, 1967, at 22:25-26:07)
(Thursday, September 7, 1967, 7:00 p.m.-3:15 a.m. BST) — The Beatles recorded overdubs for George Harrison’s “Blue Jay Way” today at EMI Studio 2 in London for their next television film and record project. Continue reading The Beatles resume work on ‘Blue Jay Way’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 7 1967)
Video: 'PHILO FARNSWORTH "SMALL SCREEN, BIG DREAMS" part 1' (Sept. 7 1927, at 26:55)
(Wednesday, September 7, 1927) — American television pioneer Philo Farnsworth, 21, succeeded in transmitting the image of a line through purely electronic means with a device called an “image dissector” today at his laboratory at 202 Green Street in San Francisco.
Video: 'PHILO FARNSWORTH "SMALL SCREEN, BIG DREAMS" part 2'