Video: 'Richard Nixon plays his Piano Concerto #1'
Video: 'An American Family: Divorce'
(Thursday, March 8, 1973, 9:00 p.m. EST) — The first family of reality TV learned the hard lesson of transferring their lives from real to reel when Mrs. Loud asked for a divorce on tonight’s episode of An American Family.
TV Guide and TV Land ranked this episode #71 out the “100 Most Memorable TV Moments of All Time” in 2004.
(Saturday, March 8, 2003) — “In Da Club” by 50 Cent was the #1 song on today’s Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart for the first of nine weeks (March 8/15/22/29, April 5/12/19/26, May 3, 2003).
Video: 'President Ronald Reagan - "Evil Empire" Speech'
(Tuesday, March 8, 1983) — In a speech to the National Association of Evangelicals convention today in Orlando, Florida, U.S. President Ronald Reagan referred to the Soviet Union as an “evil empire.”
Video: 'Paul McCartney charged with growing cannabis'
(Thursday, March 8, 1973) — Former Beatle Paul McCartney and his wife Linda were each fined £100 today after pleading guilty to a charge of growing five cannabis plants on their farm at Campbeltown in Scotland, following a raid by police on Sep. 19, 1972. Continue reading McCartneys fined for growing marijuana plans on their Scotland farm 40 years ago today (1973)