Video: 'Oddity Archive: Episode 70 - The DuMont Network'
(Monday, August 6, 1956, 9:00-11:00 p.m. EDT) — The DuMont Television Network, one of the world’s pioneer commercial television networks, went off the air tonight with the conclusion of a boxing match after a decade of operations.
(Friday, August 6, 1926, 8:30 p.m. EDT) — Warner Bros. premiered its Vitaphone sound-on-disc movie system tonight at the Warners’ Theatre in New York City with a showing of Don Juan, featuring synchronized music and sound effects but no recorded dialogue.
Video: 'Lennon and McCartney Discuss Their Songwriting Partnership (1966)'
(Saturday, August 6, 1966, 4:00-6:00 p.m. BST) — John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles were interviewed today for the The Lennon And McCartney Songbook radio show at McCartney’s house at 7 Cavendish Avenue in London for broadcast on Aug. 29, 1966, at 4:30-5:30 p.m. on the BBC Light Programme.