Daily Archives: September 17, 2011

‘Car 54, Where Are You?’ debuts on NBC 50 years ago this hour

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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’ opens in West Germany 30 years ago today

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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).