Daily Archives: September 24, 2017

Brooklyn Dodgers win last game at Ebbets Field 60 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 24 1957)


Video: 'Last Out at Ebbetts Field'

(Tuesday, September 24, 1957, at approximately 10:05 p.m. EDT) — Danny McDevitt pitched his second shutout of the season tonight as the Brooklyn Dodgers played their last game at Ebbets Field, defeating the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-0 in front of just 6,702 die-hard fans. Continue reading Brooklyn Dodgers win last game at Ebbets Field 60 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 24 1957)

‘The Love Boat’ debuts as a regular series on ABC-TV 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 24 1977)


Video: 'The Love Boat Season 1 Episode 1'

(Saturday, September 24, 1977, 10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT)The Love Boat, an American television series set on a cruise ship starring Gavin MacLeod, Bernie Kopell, Fred Grandy, Ted Lange and Lauren Tewes, premiered tonight as a series on ABC (it had already aired as a made-for-TV movie on Sept. 17, 1976, Jan. 21, 1977 and May 5, 1977). Continue reading ‘The Love Boat’ debuts as a regular series on ABC-TV 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 24 1977)

‘Home Is The Sailor’ episode airs on ‘Cheers’ 30 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 24 1987)


Video: 'Cheers Ep 601 Home Is The Sailor'

(Thursday, September 24, 1987, 9:00-9:30 p.m. EDT) — Sam returns to Cheers six months after he sold it to a large corporation to pursue a life of leisure on board a new boat on tonight’s episode of the Fox teen drama television series Party of Five. Continue reading ‘Home Is The Sailor’ episode airs on ‘Cheers’ 30 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 24 1987)

The Mamas and the Papas, Topo Gigio perform on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 24 1967)


Video: 'The Mamas & The Papas - California Dreamin' 1968'

(Sunday, September 24, 1967, 8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT) — The Mamas and the Papas performed “California Dreamin'” and Topo Gigio appeared again on tonight’s edition of the CBS television variety show The Ed Sullivan Show live from CBS Studio No. 50 in New York City. Continue reading The Mamas and the Papas, Topo Gigio perform on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 24 1967)

The Beatles film ‘Your Mother Should Know’ sequence 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 24 1967)


Video: 'THE BEATLES - Magical Mystery Tour [1967]' (Sept. 24, 1967, at 48:21)

(Sunday, September 24, 1967) — The Beatles filmed the sequence for “Your Mother Should Know”, the grand finale of their Dec. 26, 1967, Magical Mystery Tour television special, today on a ballroom set constructed in the huge aircraft hanger area of West Malling Air Station, west of Maidstone, Kent, England. Continue reading The Beatles film ‘Your Mother Should Know’ sequence 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 24 1967)