Video: 'Everly Brothers International Archive : Ed Sullivan Show August 4th 1957'
(Sunday, August 4, 1957, 8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT) — The Everly Brothers performed “Bye, Bye Love” and “Hey Doll Baby” on tonight’s edition of the CBS-TV variety show The Ed Sullivan Show live from CBS Studio No. 50 in New York City, with Dan Dailey as guest host. Continue reading The Everly Brothers perform on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ 60 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 4 1957)
Video: 'Bonnie and Clyde' trailer
(Friday, August 4, 1967, evening) — Bonnie and Clyde, an American biographical crime film about the legendary bank robbers who ran riot in the South of the 1930s, premiered today at the Montréal Film Festival. Continue reading ‘Bonnie and Clyde’ premieres at Montréal Film Festival 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 4 1967)
Video: 'WHAT IS THE FAIRNESS DOCTRINE?'
(Tuesday, August 4, 1987) — The Federal Communications Commission voted 4-0 today to abolish its Fairness Doctrine, which required radio and television stations to present balanced coverage of controversial issues, on the ground that it unconstitutionally restricts the free-speech rights of broadcast journalists. Continue reading FCC votes down Fairness Doctrine in unanimous decision 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 4 1987)