Video: 'Gomer Pyle USMC 101 Gomer Overcomes The Obstacle Course' (Sept. 25, 1964)
(Friday, September 25, 1964, 9:30 p.m. EDT) — Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C., a situation comedy spin-off of The Andy Griffith Show about a naive but good natured gas station attendant from the town of Mayberry, North Carolina, who enlists in the U.S. Marine Corps, debuted tonight as a regular television series on CBS. It starred Jim Nabors, Frank Sutton and Ronnie Schell.
Video: 'The Lost Evidence: Operation Market Garden (HD - FULL)' (Sept. 25, 1944, at 39:25)
(Monday, September 25, 1944, 10:00 p.m. local time; during the Operation Market Garden, part of the Allied advance from Paris to the Rhine during World War II) — Operation Market Garden, an Allied military operation fought in the Netherlands and Germany and the largest airborne operation up to that time, ended today when the remaining British 1st Airborne Division on the Lower Rhine at Oosterbeek were ordered evacuated. Continue reading Operation Market Garden ends in failure 70 years ago tonight (Sep 25 1944)
(Saturday, September 25, 1954) — “Hey There” by Rosemary Clooney was the #1 song on today’s Billboard Best Sellers in Stores chart for the first of six consecutive weeks (Sep. 25, Oct. 2/9/16/23/30, 1954).