Daily Archives: October 5, 2013

‘A Stash from the Past’ episode airs on ‘Roseanne’ 20 years ago this hour (1993)


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(Tuesday, October 5, 1993, 9:00 p.m. EST) — Roseanne, shocked to find a bag of marijuana in David’s room, immediately punishes him for possession on tonight’s episode of the ABC-TV sitcom series Roseanne.

In 1997, the episode was ranked #21 on TV Guide‘s 100 Greatest Episodes of All Time.

New York Yankees win World Series 60 years ago today (1953)


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(Monday, October 5, 1953) — The New York Yankees won the 1953 World Series today, beating the Brooklyn Dodgers 2-0 at Yankee Stadium (I) in Bronx, New York, in the sixth and deciding game. It was the fifth consecutive World Series title for the Yankees (the most consecutive WS wins in history) and the 16th of a record 27 overall World Series championships for the team (1923-2009).

Earl Warren sworn-in as 14th chief justice of U.S. 60 years ago today (1953)


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(Monday, October 5, 1953) — Earl Warren, a smiling, broad-shouldered Californian, was sworn in today as the 14th Chief Justice of the United States. He succeeded Fred M. Vinson, who died on Sept. 8, 1953, and was nominated by Republican President Dwight Eisenhower. Continue reading Earl Warren sworn-in as 14th chief justice of U.S. 60 years ago today (1953)