Video: 'THE FROST/NIXON INTERVIEWS'
(Saturday, April 23, 1977, 11:30 p.m.-1:00 p.m. EST) — David Frost (Eric Idle) sat down with Richard Nixon (Dan Aykroyd) to discuss the former president’s childhood, and many other topics, over 20 hours of interviews on tonight’s episode of the NBC late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show Saturday Night Live. Continue reading SNL spoofs David Frost’s interview with Richard Nixon 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 23 1977)
Video: 'SOYUS 1 CRASH: The last words of the Cosmonaut Komarov, April 24, 1967'
(Monday, April 24, 1967, 03:22:52 UTC; during the Cold War) — Soviet cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov, 40, became the first person to be killed during a spaceflight today when the parachute of his space capsule Soyuz 1 failed during re-entry. Continue reading Soviet cosmonaut killed as his spaceship crashes 50 years ago this hour #OTD #OnThisDay (Apr 24 1967)
Video: 'Joan Rivers on "The Ed Sullivan Show"'
(Sunday, April 23, 1967, 8:00-9:00 p.m. EST) — Comedian Joan Rivers talked about troubles plaguing women on tonight’s CBS television variety show The Ed Sullivan Show live from CBS Studio No. 50 in New York City. Continue reading Joan Rivers performs on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 23 1967)