Video: 'The "Today" Show on Johnny Carson's Retiring - from 1992 - part 1 of 5!!!' (show debuts at 5:15)
(Monday, October 1, 1962, 11:15 p.m. EDT) — The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, a talk show hosted by Johnny Carson under the Tonight Show franchise, debuted tonight on NBC-TV. Ed McMahon was the announcer.
In 2002, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson was ranked #12 on TV Guide‘s 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time.
(Friday, October 1, 1982, 10:00 p.m. EDT) — Remington Steele, a comedy-drama-detective television series about a licensed female private detective who invents a fictitious male superior to attract more business to her detective agency, debuted tonight on NBC-TV. It starred Stephanie Zimbalist, Pierce Brosnan and Doris Roberts.
Video: 'HELLO GOODBYE PAUL McCARTNEY @ THE FLEET CENTER OCTOBER 1,2002'
(Tuesday, October 1, 2002) — Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney performed tonight at Fleet Center in Boston on the second night of the sixth stop of the 22-city Back in the U.S. second leg of his Driving World Tour.
(Saturday, October 1, 1932) — Babe Ruth of the New York Yankees made his supposed called shot today, hitting a home run against Chicago’s Charlie Root in the fifth inning of Game 3 of the World Series, won by the New York Yankees 7-5 at Wrigley Field.
Video: 'Deadly Riots at Ol' Miss' (Oct. 1, 1962, at 4:33)
(Monday, October 1, 1962, 8:15-9:10 a.m. EDT, during the American Civil Rights Movement) — James Meredith, the first black student to enroll at the all-white University of Mississippi, registered for classes this morning while escorted by U.S. Marshals. Overnight rioting designed to block Meredith left two people dead.