Daily Archives: March 15, 2017

‘Three’s Company’ series debuts on ABC-TV 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 15 1977)


Video: 'Three's Company S01E01 A Man About the House'

(Tuesday, March 15, 1977, 9:30-10:00 p.m. EST)Three’s Company, an American sitcom about three single roommates (played by John Ritter, Joyce DeWitt and Suzanne Somers) who all platonically live together in a Santa Monica, California, apartment building, premiered tonight on ABC. Continue reading ‘Three’s Company’ series debuts on ABC-TV 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 15 1977)

‘Heartaches’ by Ted Weems and His Orchestra peaks at #1 in USA 70 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 15 1947)

(Saturday, March 15, 1947)“Heartaches” by Ted Weems and His Orchestra (whistling by Elmo Tanner) peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Best Sellers in Stores chart for 12 consecutive weeks (Mar. 15/22/29, Apr. 5/12/19/26, May 3/10/17/24/31, 1947). Continue reading ‘Heartaches’ by Ted Weems and His Orchestra peaks at #1 in USA 70 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 15 1947)

Ronald Reagan takes a screen test in Hollywood 80 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 15 1937)


Video: '26-Year-Old Ronald Reagan in Hollywood 1937'

(Monday, March 15, 1937) — While attending spring training on Catalina Island, California, with the Chicago Cubs, Ronald Reagan, 26, took a screen test today in Hollywood that led to a seven-year contract with Warner Bros.
Continue reading Ronald Reagan takes a screen test in Hollywood 80 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 15 1937)

Emperor Czar Nicholas II of Russia abdicates 100 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 15 1917)


Video: 'The Great War episode 5 Mutiny' (March 15, 1917, at 43:27)

(Thursday, March 15, 1917, 3:00 p.m. MSK; during World War I) — Seven days into the February Revolution, Emperor Czar Nicholas II of Russia today abdicated the throne in favor of his brother, Grand Duke Mikhail Alexandrovich. Continue reading Emperor Czar Nicholas II of Russia abdicates 100 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 15 1917)