Daily Archives: November 22, 2015

‘Nightline’ profiles The Beatles on ABC-TV 20 years ago this hour (Nov 22 1995)

Video: 'ABC Nightline: A Little Help From Their Friends'

(Wednesday, November 22, 1995, 11:36 p.m.-12:05 a.m. EST) — In a program titled “A Little Help From Their Friends,” Nightline, a late-night news program broadcast by ABC-TV in the United States, profiled The Beatles tonight and the chatter surrounding The Beatles Anthology documentary series broadcast this week on the network.

‘Over the River and Through the Woods’ episode airs on ‘The Bob Newhart Show’ 40 years ago this hour (Nov 22 1975)

Video: 'The Bob Newhart Show (3/5) The Infamous Thanksgiving Episode (1972)'

(Saturday, November 22, 1975, 9:30 p.m. EST) — Bob spends a depressing Thanksgiving with Jerry, Howard and Mr. Carlin, getting drunk, watching football and ordering “Moo Goo Gai Pan” on tonight’s episode of the CBS sitcom television series The Bob Newhart Show.

In 1997, TV Guide ranked this episode number 9 on its “100 Greatest Episodes of All Time” list.

‘Man of La Mancha’ opens in New York 50 years ago tonight (Nov 22 1965)

Video: 'Man Of La Mancha (1965 Original Broadway Cast Recording)'

(Monday, November 22, 1965, evening EST)Man of La Mancha, a musical that tells the story of the “mad” knight, Don Quixote, as a play within a play, performed by Cervantes and his fellow prisoners as he awaits a hearing with the Spanish Inquisition, opened in New York tonight at the ANTA Washington Square Theatre in Greenwich Village.

Lord Kitchener orders British evacuation at Gallipoli 100 years ago today (Nov 22 1915)

Video: '1914~1918. A BBC History of the Great War: 3. Total War' (Nov. 22, 1915, at 11:56)

(Monday, November 22, 1915, during the Gallipoli Campaign in the Middle Eastern theatre of World War I) — Lord Kitchener, Britain’s Secretary of State for War, today ordered the evacuation of Winston Churchill’s disastrous Gallipoli Campaign.

This would involve taking off more than 93,000 troops, 200 guns and more than 5,000 animals as well as vast quantities of stores and ammunition.