Daily Archives: October 22, 2017

Lulu performs on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 22 1967)


Video: 'LuLu (To Sir With Love)'

(Sunday, October 22, 1967, 8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT) — Lulu performed “To Sir With Love” on tonight’s CBS television variety show The Ed Sullivan Show live from CBS Studio No. 50 in New York City. Continue reading Lulu performs on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 22 1967)

‘Swayin’ to the Music (Slow Dancing)’ by Johnny Rivers peaks at #10 in USA 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 22 1977)

(Saturday, October 22, 1977)“Swayin’ to the Music (Slow Dancing)” by Johnny Rivers peaked at #10 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week. Continue reading ‘Swayin’ to the Music (Slow Dancing)’ by Johnny Rivers peaks at #10 in USA 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 22 1977)

André-Jacques Garnerin makes first parachute jump 220 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 22 1797)


Video: 'When was the first parachute jump? Andre Jacques Garnerin (Google Doodle)'

(Monday, October 22, 1797) — French balloonist Andre-Jacques Garnerin made the first parachute descent today, landing safely from a height of about 3,000 feet over Paris. Continue reading André-Jacques Garnerin makes first parachute jump 220 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 22 1797)