Daily Archives: January 14, 2012

‘Sanford and Son’ debuts on NBC-TV with ‘Crossed Swords’ episode 40 years ago this hour (1972)


Video: 'Crossed Swords' (part 1)

(Friday, January 14, 1972, 8:00 p.m. ET) — Lamont buys a porcelain figure for $15 from a silent movie star and after having it appraised, Lamont and Fred decide to take it to an auction to make even more money on it on tonight’s debut episode of the NBC-TV sitcom Sanford and Son. Continue reading ‘Sanford and Son’ debuts on NBC-TV with ‘Crossed Swords’ episode 40 years ago this hour (1972)

Lennon, Ono begin taping five shows as co-hosts for ‘The Mike Douglas Show’ 40 years ago today (1972)


Video: John & Yoko on 'Douglas' show (part 1)

(Friday, January 14, 1972) — John Lennon and Yoko Ono begin taping five programs today as co-hosts on the prestigious Emmy award-winning WBC (Westinghouse Broadcasting Corporation) afternoon talk show The Mike Douglas Show. Continue reading Lennon, Ono begin taping five shows as co-hosts for ‘The Mike Douglas Show’ 40 years ago today (1972)