Category Archives: Television 1990s

‘Frasier’, ‘Law & Order’ big winners at Primetime Emmy Awards 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 14 1997)


Video: 'Bette Midler Wins Outstanding Performance in a Variety Or Music Program | Emmy Archive 1997'

(Sunday, September 14, 1997, 8:00-11:00 p.m. EDT)Frasier dominated the 49th Primetime Emmy Awards tonight, winning two awards, including Outstanding Comedy Series (the fourth of five consecutive awards in this category). Continue reading ‘Frasier’, ‘Law & Order’ big winners at Primetime Emmy Awards 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 14 1997)

Paul McCartney interviewed for ‘Late Night with Conan O’Brien’ 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 30 1997)


Video: 'Paul McCartney interview on Late Night w Conan O'Brien (1997)'

(Monday, June 30, 1997) — Former Beatle Paul McCartney was interviewed today at Paul’s MPL offices in London for the July 10, 1997, edition of NBC-TV talk show Late Night with Conan O’Brien to promote his new album, Flaming Pie. Continue reading Paul McCartney interviewed for ‘Late Night with Conan O’Brien’ 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 30 1997)

Paul McCartney interviewed for NBC’s ‘Today’ show 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 24 1997)


Video: 'Paul McCartney Talks about Linda 1997'

(Tuesday, June 24, 1997) — Former Beatle Paul McCartney was interviewed today at his home in in Icklesham, England, by Matt Lauer of NBC’s Today for broadcast on July 7-9, 1997, to promote his new album, Flaming Pie. Continue reading Paul McCartney interviewed for NBC’s ‘Today’ show 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 24 1997)

Paul McCartney holds a live televised town hall in London 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 17 1997)


Video: '1997 The World Tonight' (10 videos)

(Saturday, May 17, 1997, 6:00 p.m. BST)Paul McCartney’s Town Hall Meeting, a question and answer event hosted by John Fugelsang featuring the former Beatle, was transmitted live tonight on VH-1 from Bishopsgate Memorial Hall, in Bishopsgate, East London. Continue reading Paul McCartney holds a live televised town hall in London 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 17 1997)

McCartney’s ‘In The World Tonight’ documentary debuts 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 16 1997)


Video: '1997 The World Tonight' (10 videos)

(Friday, May 16, 1997, 9:00 p.m. EDT)In the World Tonight, a documentary about the making of Paul McCartney’s Flaming Pie album, received it’s worldwide television premiere tonight on VH-1 in the United States. Continue reading McCartney’s ‘In The World Tonight’ documentary debuts 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 16 1997)

Harrison, Shankar interviewed at New York’s Plaza Hotel 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (May 16 1997)


Video: 'Ringo Starr George Harrison Paul McCartney Interview 5/24/1997 Access Hollywood' (May 16 1997, at 1:57 and 5:05 and 5:35)

(Friday, May 16, 1997) — Former Beatle George Harrison and Indian musician Ravi Shankar continued their promotional tour for Chants of India, a new album by Shankar and produced by Harrison, today at the Plaza Hotel in New York with a second of two days of interviews with various media outlets.

Harrison, Shankar interviewed for VH-1 television special 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (May 14 1997)


Video: 'George Harrison - The Last Performance (John Fugelsang)'

(Wednesday, May 14, 1997) — Former Beatle George Harrison and Indian musician Ravi Shankar taped a two-and-a-half-hour interview today with John Fugelsang for the VH-1 program George & Ravi – Yin & Yang, which would debut July 24, 1997. Continue reading Harrison, Shankar interviewed for VH-1 television special 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (May 14 1997)

Ellen DeGeneres’ character comes out as a lesbian on ‘Ellen’ 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 30 1997)


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(Wednesday, April 30, 1997, 9:00-10:00 p.m. EDT) — A visit from Richard, an old boyfriend, and his female boss, Susan, makes Ellen gradually realize she’s gay on tonight’s episode of the ABC television sitcom series Ellen. Continue reading Ellen DeGeneres’ character comes out as a lesbian on ‘Ellen’ 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 30 1997)

‘The English Patient’ wins Best Picture at 69th Academy Awards 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 24 1997)


Video: '1997 Oscars' (26 videos)

(Monday, March 24, 1997, 6:00 p.m.-9:34 p.m. PST)The English Patient, a British-American romantic drama film about a man dying from third-degree burns who remembers a tragic wartime romance, won nine Oscars tonight at the 69th Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director (Anthony Minghella) and Best Supporting Actress (Juliette Binoche). Continue reading ‘The English Patient’ wins Best Picture at 69th Academy Awards 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 24 1997)