Daily Archives: September 17, 2017

The Doors defy censorship on live ‘Sullivan Show’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 17 1967)


Video: 'THE DOORS "People Are Strange" on The Ed Sullivan Show'

(Sunday, September 17, 1967, 8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT) — The Doors performed “People Are Strange” and “Light My Fire” on tonight’s episode of the CBS television variety show The Ed Sullivan Show live from CBS Studio No. 50 in New York City. Continue reading The Doors defy censorship on live ‘Sullivan Show’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 17 1967)

‘Star Wars (Main Title)’ by London Symphony Orchestra peaks at #10 in USA 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 17 1977)

(Saturday, September 17, 1977)“Star Wars (Main Title)” by the London Symphony Orchestra peaked at #10 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week. Continue reading ‘Star Wars (Main Title)’ by London Symphony Orchestra peaks at #10 in USA 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 17 1977)

United States Constitution completed and signed 230 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 17 1787)


Video: 'Constitution Convention 11 minutes'

(Monday, September 17, 1787) — The United States Constitution, the supreme law of the United States of America featuring the separation of powers doctrine, whereby the federal government is divided into three branches (legislative, executive and judicial), was completed and signed today by a majority of delegates (39) attending the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia. Continue reading United States Constitution completed and signed 230 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 17 1787)