Daily Archives: November 20, 2015

Bo Diddley performs on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ 60 years ago this hour (Nov 20 1955)


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(Sunday, November 20, 1955, 8:00-9:00 p.m. EST) — Bo Diddley performed “Bo Diddley” on tonight’s live edition of the CBS-TV variety show The Ed Sullivan Show from CBS Studio No. 50 in New York City. Continue reading Bo Diddley performs on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ 60 years ago this hour (Nov 20 1955)

Princess Diana admits adultery in BBC interview 20 years ago tonight (Nov 20 1995)


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(Monday, November 20, 1995, evening GMT) — In an extraordinarily candid interview that the British Broadcasting Corporation estimated had been watched tonight by 15 million people in Britain, Princess Diana, the estranged wife of Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, admitted being unfaithful to Prince Charles.

Microsoft’s releases first version of Windows operating system 30 years ago today (Nov 20 1985)


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(Wednesday, November 20, 1985) — The first version of Microsoft’s Windows operating system, Windows 1.0, was officially released today.

It ran as a graphical, 16-bit multi-tasking shell on top of an existing MS-DOS installation, providing an environment which could run graphical programs designed for Windows, as well as existing MS-DOS software.