Category Archives: 1980s

‘L.A. Law,’ ‘The Golden Girls’ big winners at Emmy Awards 30 years ago this hour (Sep 20 1987)


Video: 'Bruce Willis wins an Emmy for Moonlighting (1987)'

(Sunday, September 20, 1987, 8:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. EDT)L.A. Law picked up four awards at the 39th Primetime Emmy Awards tonight at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California, including Outstanding Drama Series. Continue reading ‘L.A. Law,’ ‘The Golden Girls’ big winners at Emmy Awards 30 years ago this hour (Sep 20 1987)

‘I Just Can’t Stop Loving You’ by Michael Jackson peaks at #1 in USA 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 19 1987)

(Saturday, September 19, 1987)“I Just Can’t Stop Loving You” by Michael Jackson with Siedah Garrett peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week. Continue reading ‘I Just Can’t Stop Loving You’ by Michael Jackson peaks at #1 in USA 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 19 1987)

‘The Princess Bride’ premieres at Toronto International Film Festival 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 18 1987)


Video: 'The Princess Bride' trailer

(Friday, September 18, 1987)The Princess Bride, an American romantic fantasy adventure comedy-drama film about a beautiful girl who is to be married to a nasty prince, but who is in love with another, premiered today at the Toronto International Film Festival). Continue reading ‘The Princess Bride’ premieres at Toronto International Film Festival 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 18 1987)

‘Fatal Attraction’ premieres in New York City 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 16 1987)


Video: 'Fatal Attraction' trailer

(Wednesday, September 16, 1987)Fatal Attraction, an American psychological thriller film about a married man who has a weekend affair with a woman who refuses to allow it to end and becomes obsessed with him, premiered today at the Loews East theater in New York City. Continue reading ‘Fatal Attraction’ premieres in New York City 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 16 1987)

First ‘Got My Mind Set On You’ promo video mastered 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 10 1987)


Video: 'George Harrison - Got My Mind Set On You (Version I)'

(Thursday, September 10, 1987) — The first 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 First ‘Got My Mind Set On You’ promo video mastered 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 10 1987)

Gary Hart admits he had committed adultery 30 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 8 1987)


Video: '1987 The Gary Hart Scandal.wmv'

(Tuesday, September 8, 1987, 11:30 p.m. EDT) — In his first television interview since quitting the 1988 presidential contest, Senator Gary Hart of Colorado admitted tonight during an interview on ABC’s Nightline that he had committed adultery, and said he had no plans to resume his White House bid. Continue reading Gary Hart admits he had committed adultery 30 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 8 1987)