(Thursday, September 23, 1976, 9:30-11:00 p.m. EST; during the United States presidential election, 1976) — President Gerald R. Ford and former Georgia Governor Jimmy Carter met tonight in a generally genteel debate in which Ford sought to portray his Democratic rival as a fuzzy-thinking spendthrift and Carter accused Ford of economic mismanagement and weak leadership. Continue reading Carter, Ford hold first general election presidential debate since ’60 40 years ago this hour (Sep 23 1976)
Video: 'Top 10 AMAZING Facts About Neptune'
(Thursday, September 24, 1846, just after midnight local time) — Neptune, the eighth and farthest known planet from the Sun in the Solar System, was identified as a planet early this morning at the Berlin Observatory by German astronomer Johann Gottfried Galle.
Video: 'The Doors I Looked at You "40th Anniversary Edition"'
(Friday, September 23, 1966) — The Doors (Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, Robby Krieger and John Densmore) complete the recording of “I Looked At You” and “Light My Fire” for their debut album today at Sunset Sound Recorders in Hollywood. Continue reading The Doors finish recording ‘I Looked At You’ and ‘Light My Fire’ 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 23 1966)