Wide World of Sports Intro 1978
(Saturday, April 29, 1961) — ABC’S Wide World of Sports, a sports anthology TV series hosted by Jim McKay, debuted today on ABC-TV.
(Thursday, April 29, 1971, 7:05 p.m.) — The second video for Ringo Starr’s It Don’t Come Easy single, shot in Norway, premiered tonight in the UK on BBC1’s Top of the Pops
“The Silence” (part one)
(Friday, April 28, 1961, 10 p.m. ET) — A man (Liam Sullivan) makes a bet that he can go without speaking for a year on tonight’s episode of The Twilight Zone. Continue reading Tonight on TV: ‘The Twilight Zone’
(Wednesday, April 28, 1971) — Bananas, a comedy film directed by Woody Allen about a neurotic New Yorker who follows the object of his affections to the fictional Central American country of San Marcos, where she is involved in a revolution, opened today in New York.
(Tuesday, April 28, 1981) — U.S. President Ronald Reagan made a tumultuous return to the public stage tonight, his first public appearance since a March 30 assassination attempt, saying in a speech before a joint session of Congress that his health was much improved but “our economic mess is not.”
"The Civil War - Episode One: The Cause (1861)" (habeas corpus suspended @ 1:08:16)
(Saturday, April 27, 1861) — The writ of habeas corpus, a legal action or writ by means of which detainees can seek relief from unlawful imprisonment, was suspended by President Abraham Lincoln today in Maryland and parts of midwestern states, including southern Indiana, during the American Civil War.
JFK speech on secret societies + transcript/subtitles
(Thursday, April 27, 1961) — President Kennedy told American newspaper publishers in New York tonight that his administration intends to be candid about his errors following the failed Bay of Pigs invasion. As a wise man once said, Kennedy recalled, “an error doesn’t become a mistake until you refuse to correct it.” “We intend,” he assured, “to accept full responsibility for our errors; and we expect you to point them out when we miss them.”
(Tuesday, April 27, 1971, 8 p.m. ET) — Oliver contacts Carol, his one-time secretary, to find out where she’d had his watch repaired years earlier on the final episode of Green Acres. the American sitcom TV series starring Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor as a couple who move from New York City to a country farm. It aired for six seasons on CBS-TV.