Video: 'Bing Crosby's Merrie Olde Christmas (Full)'
(Wednesday, November 30, 1977, 9 p.m. EST) — Bing Crosby’s Merrie Olde Christmas, Bing Crosby’s final Christmas special, recorded just five weeks before his death on Oct. 14, 1977, aired tonight on CBS, featuring the unusual pairing of Crosby and David Bowie on “Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy” (taped Sept. 11, 1977). Continue reading Crosby, Bowie Christmas duet airs on CBS 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 30 1977)
Video: 'The Goodbye Girl' trailer
(Wednesday, November 30, 1977, 12 noon EST) — The Goodbye Girl, an American romantic comedy-drama film about a dancer who discovers her runaway boyfriend has sublet her apartment to an aspiring actor, opened today at Loews Tower East in New York City. Continue reading ‘The Goodbye Girl’ opens in New York City 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 30 1977)
Video: 'Vietnam: A Television History - Tet [6/11]' (McCarthy campaigns at 43:30)
(Thursday, November 30, 1967, morning EST; during the Vietnam War, part of the Indochina Wars and the Cold War) — In a direct challenge to the renomination of President Lyndon B. Johnson and his administration’s policies on the Vietnam War, U.S. Senator Eugene McCarthy of Minnesota announced his candidacy for the 1968 Democratic Party presidential nomination today in the Senate caucus room on Capitol Hill. Continue reading Gene McCarthy to challenge LBJ for Democratic nomination 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 30 1967)