Video: 'Gunsmoke S12Episod03 412 The Jailer'
(Saturday, October 1, 1966, 10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT) — A powerful matriarch plots her revenge on Matt for having her husband hanged six years ago on tonight’s episode of the CBS Western drama television series Gunsmoke. Continue reading ‘The Jailer’ episode airs on ‘Gunsmoke’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 1 1966)
(Saturday, October 1, 1966) — “Summer Wind” by Frank Sinatra peaked at #25 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week.
Video: 'Nuremberg trials' (21 videos of Oct. 1 1946)
(Tuesday, October 1, 1946, afternoon CEST; during the Nuremberg trials) — twelve of the original twenty-four defendants indicted in the Nuremberg war crimes trials were sentenced to death today in Nuremberg, Germany. Continue reading 12 Nazi leaders sentenced to be hanged 70 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 1 1946)
Video: 'The Beatles Cartoons Episode 30'
(Saturday, October 1, 1966, 10:30 a.m. EDT) — The Beatles help a young race car driver fix up his car so he can win the race; and later, the band visits Monster Pictures, Inc. in Hollywood where they run into Lon Chaney (“the man of a thousand faces”) on this morning’s episode of The Beatles, a weekly cartoon television series on ABC. Continue reading ‘Drive My Car/Tell Me What You See’ episode airs on ‘The Beatles’ cartoon series 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 1 1966)