Video: 'mad men, when i see nixon'
(Thursday, October 11, 2007, 10:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. EDT) — Sterling Cooper’s employees have an all-night office party to watch the 1960 Nixon–Kennedy presidential election results on tonight’s episode of the AMC period drama television series Mad Men. Continue reading ‘Nixon vs. Kennedy’ episode airs on ‘Mad Men’ 10 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 11 2007)
Video: 'Leave It To Beaver - S 1 E 2 - Captain Jack'
(Friday, October 11, 1957, 7:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. EDT) — Wally and Beaver order a baby alligator through the mail and hide him in their toilet tank on tonight’s episode of the CBS sitcom television series Leave It to Beaver. Continue reading ‘Captain Jack’ episode airs on ‘Leave It to Beaver’ 60 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 11 1957)
(Saturday, October 11, 1997) — “Candle in the Wind 1997”/“Something About the Way You Look Tonight” by Elton John, a tribute single to the late Diana, Princess of Wales, with the global proceeds from the song going towards Diana’s charities, peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for 14 consecutive weeks (Oct. 11/18/25, Nov. 1/8/15/22/29, Dec. 6/13/20/27, 1997, Jan. 3/10, 1998. Continue reading ‘Candle in the Wind 1997/Something About the Way You Look Tonight’ by Elton John peaks at #1 in USA 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 11 1997)
Video: 'George Harrison - Got My Mind Set On You (Version II)'
(Sunday October 11, 1987) — The second of two videos to promote “Got My Mind Set On You”, the first single (released Oct. 12, 1987) off former Beatle George Harrison’s forthcoming album Cloud Nine, was mastered today. Continue reading Second ‘Got My Mind Set On You’ promo video mastered 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 11 1987)
Video: 'American Experience The Kennedys 1' (Oct. 1947, at 51:38)
(Saturday, October 11, 1947) — U.S. Rep. John F. Kennedy, 30, cut short his seven-week European tour today and sailed for home from Southampton, England, after being diagnosed with Addison’s disease, a rare disorder of the adrenal glands, which regulate metabolism and the body’s response to stress and inflammation. Continue reading JFK, diagnosed with Addison’s disease, departs England 70 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 11 1947)