Daily Archives: January 27, 2016

‘Laverne & Shirley’ series debuts on ABC-TV 40 years ago this hour (Jan 27 1976)


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)

McCartney receives a special Award Of Merit on American Music Awards 30 years ago today (Jan 27 1986)


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.