Car 54, Where Are You-Who's For Swordfish 1/5 (1961)
(Sunday, September 17, 1961, 8:30 p.m. EDT) — Toody and Muldoon encounter obstacles as they prepare to fish for swordfish on a fellow officer’s brother-in-law’s cruiser on tonight’s debut of the NBC-TV sitcom Car 54, Where Are You?. Continue reading ‘Car 54, Where Are You?’ debuts on NBC 50 years ago this hour
Das Boot - Theatrical Trailer
(Friday, September 17, 1981) — Das Boot, a German epic war film written and directed by Wolfgang Petersen and starring Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer and Klaus Wennemann, opened today in West Germany. Set during World War II, the film tells the fictional story of U-96 and its crew (it would open in the U.S. on Feb. 10, 1982).
Ringo Starr - Stop and Smell the Roses
(Thursday, September 17, 1981) — Ex-Beatle Ringo Starr completed a two-day shoot today for the promo video of Stop And Smell The Roses, the title track from his forthcoming album, at his Tittenhurst mansion in Ascot, England.
President McKinleys Funeral, 1901, Part 1
(Tuesday, September 17, 1901, 9:00 a.m.) — A state funeral was held today in Washington for President William McKinley who died three days ago from complications of gunshot wounds. Continue reading State funeral held for President McKinley 110 years ago this hour