Video: 'Don't be Cruel 1956'
(Sunday, September 9, 1956, 8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT) — Elvis Presley debuted tonight’s live edition of the CBS-TV variety show The Ed Sullivan Show, performing remotely from a CBS studio in Hollywood, where the singer was filming his first motion picture. Continue reading Elvis Presley debuts on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ 60 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 9 1956)
Video: 'The Green Hornet episode 01 - The Silent Gun (09 Sep 1966)' (Sep. 9, 1966)
(Friday, September 9, 1966, 7:30-8:00 p.m. EDT) — The Green Hornet, an action television series that follows the adventures of playboy-media mogul Britt Reid, the owner and publisher of The Daily Sentinel, as the masked Green Hornet with the assistance of his martial-artist partner Kato (starring Van Williams, Bruce Lee, Walter Brooke, Lloyd Gough and Wende Wagner), premiered tonight on ABC. Continue reading ‘The Green Hornet’ series debuts on ABC-TV 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 9 1966)
(Saturday, September 9, 2006) — “SexyBack” by Justin Timberlake peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard‘s Hot 100 singles chart for seven consecutive weeks (Sept. 9/16/23/30, Oct. 7/14/21, 2006).
Video: 'John Lennon's Scenes in How I Won the War' (Sep. 9, 1966, at 0:09-0:28)
(Friday, September 9, 1966) — John Lennon of The Beatles filmed a scene today for Richard Lester’s film How I Won The War in Verden, about an hour north of Hanover, West Germany. Continue reading John Lennon continues filming ‘How I Won The War’ in Germany 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 9 1966)
Video: 'NBC's 60th Anniversary Celebration (1986)'
(Thursday, September 9, 1926) — The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) was incorporated today by the Radio Corporation of America (RCA), becoming the oldest major broadcast network in the United States. Continue reading National Broadcasting Company (NBC) incorporated 90 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 9 1926)
(Monday, September 9, 1776; during the American Revolutionary War and the American Revolution) — The second Continental Congress officially named its new union of sovereign states the “United States” today, replacing “United Colonies.”