(Saturday, January 29, 1966) — “Jenny Take a Ride!” by Mitch Ryder and The Detroit Wheels peaked at #10 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week.
(Saturday, January 29, 1966) — “It Was a Very Good Year” by Frank Sinatra peaked at #28 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week.
Video: 'The Beatles Cartoons Episode 19'
(Saturday, January 29, 1966, 10:30 a.m. EST) — Vacationing in Hawaii, George is bullied by the very jealous Surf Wolf, who is king of the beach and later, The Beatles are in Hollywood, when they notice a contest by President Films on this morning’s episode of The Beatles, a weekly cartoon television series on ABC.
Video: '19560128 - Elvis Presley - Dorsey Brothers Stage Show-1'
(Saturday, January 28, 1956, 8:00-8:30 p.m. EST) — Elvis Presley, 21, made his first national TV appearance tonight on Stage Show, broadcast live from CBS Studios in New York City and hosted by Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey, performing “Shake, Rattle and Roll/Flip, Flop and Fly” and “I Got a Woman.”
Video: 'Challenger: President Reagan's Challenger Disaster Speech - 1/28/86'
(Tuesday, January 28, 1986, 5:00 p.m. EST) — U.S. President Ronald Reagan, saying “today is a day for mourning and remembering,” postponed the State of the Union speech he had planned for tonight because of the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster. Continue reading Reagan postpones State of the Union Message to address Challenger disaster 30 years ago this hour (Jan 28 1986)
Video: 'Space Shuttle Challenger Explosion LIVE TV'
(Tuesday, January 28, 1986, 11:39:13 a.m. EST/16:39:13 UTC) — Space Shuttle Challenger disintegrated 73 seconds after launch today, killing the crew of seven astronauts, including schoolteacher Christa McAuliffe. Continue reading Space Shuttle Challenger explodes after liftoff, killing all seven astronauts on board 30 years ago this hour (Jan 28 1986)
(Saturday, January 28, 1956) — “(Love Is) The Tender Trap” by Frank Sinatra peaked at #7 on today’s Billboard Most Played by Jockeys chart for one week.
Video: 'Laverne & Shirley Season 1 Opening (1976) (Lyrics Included)'
(Tuesday, January 27, 1976, 8:30-9:00 p.m. EST) — Laverne & Shirley, a sitcom about two single female roommates who work as bottlecappers in a fictitious Milwaukee brewery (starring Penny Marshall, Cindy Williams, Michael McKean and David L. Lander), premiered tonight on ABC. Continue reading ‘Laverne & Shirley’ series debuts on ABC-TV 40 years ago this hour (Jan 27 1976)
Video: 'The 13th American Music Awards (January 27, 1986)- part 2 of 3' (McCartney presentation begins at 9:37)
(Monday, January 27, 1986) — In a pre-recorded segment from the Hippodrome nightclub in London, former Beatle Paul McCartney received a special Award Of Merit from Phil Collins today as part of the 13th annual American Music Awards (AMAs) before a television audience of 50 million.