Daily Archives: January 5, 2018

‘Cro-Magnon’ episode airs on ‘Ally McBeal’ 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 5 1998)


Video: 'Ally McBeal - S01E12 - Cro-Magnon'

(Monday, January 5, 1998, 9:00-10:00 p.m. EST) — Ally is shocked to discover that her biological clock is ticking, unleashing strange libidinal impulses in her on tonight’s episode of the Fox legal comedy-drama television series Ally McBeal. Continue reading ‘Cro-Magnon’ episode airs on ‘Ally McBeal’ 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 5 1998)

BBC airs part 3 of George Martin’s ‘Rhythm of Life’ documentary series 20 years ago hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 5 1998)


Video: 'The Rhythm of Life - Part 3 of 3: Harmony'

(Monday, January 5, 1998, 11:15 p.m. GMT) — Former Beatles George Martin hosted the third of a three-part television documentary series tonight on BBC One titled “The Rhythm of Life,” in which he discussed various aspects of musical composition with professional musicians and singers, including former Beatle Paul McCartney, Brian Wilson, Billy Joel, and Celine Dion. Continue reading BBC airs part 3 of George Martin’s ‘Rhythm of Life’ documentary series 20 years ago hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 5 1998)

Sonny Bono, 62, dies in skiing accident 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 5 1998)


Video: 'NBC Dateline - on the Life and Death of Sonny Bono - Jan., 1998'

(Monday, January 5, 1998, at approximately 2:00 p.m. PST) — U.S. Representative Sonny Bono, whose unexpected career in Republican politics followed a successful career as a singer and television star with his former wife Cher, was killed this afternoon when he crashed into a tree while skiing on the Nevada side of Heavenly Ski Resort near South Lake Tahoe, California. Continue reading Sonny Bono, 62, dies in skiing accident 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 5 1998)

U.S. Vice President Walter Mondale born 90 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 5 1928)


Video: 'Walter Mondale '84 Convention Intro'

(Thursday, January 5, 1928)Walter Mondale, the 42nd Vice President of the United States who served under President Jimmy Carter (1977-1981) and was the 1984 Democratic presidential nominee, was born today in Ceylon, Minnesota. Continue reading U.S. Vice President Walter Mondale born 90 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 5 1928)