Daily Archives: December 1, 2017

Democrats, Republicans hold unique back-to-back debate 30 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 1 1987)

(Tuesday, December 1, 1987, 9:00-11:00 p.m. EST) — Twelve Presidential candidates brought a foretaste of the 1988 general election campaign into the nation’s living rooms tonight with a debate that emphasized party differences on foreign policy far more than distinctions among individual candidates (click here to watch the full debate).

Buddy Holly, Sam Cooke make national TV debuts on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ 60 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 1 1957)


Video: 'Buddy Holly & His Crickets "That'll Be The Day" on The Ed Sullivan Show'

(Sunday, December 1, 1957, 8:00-9:00 p.m. EST) — Buddy Holly and the Crickets performed “That’ll Be the Day” and “Peggy Sue” and Sam Cooke sang “You Send Me” and “For Sentimental Reasons” on tonight’s edition of the CBS-TV variety show The Ed Sullivan Show live from CBS Studio No. 50 in New York City. Continue reading Buddy Holly, Sam Cooke make national TV debuts on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ 60 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 1 1957)

‘Axis: Bold as Love’ by The Jimi Hendrix Experience released 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 1 1967)


Video: 'The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Axis: Bold as Love (Full Album HD)'

(Friday, December 1, 1967)Axis: Bold as Love, the second studio album by English-American rock band The Jimi Hendrix Experience, was released today in the UK by Track Records. Continue reading ‘Axis: Bold as Love’ by The Jimi Hendrix Experience released 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 1 1967)

Natalie Portman promotes Broadway debut 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 1 1997)


Video: 'Natalie Portman - Today Interview - The Diary of Anne Frank (Full Interview)'

(Monday, December 1, 1997, 8:46 a.m. EST) — Actress Natalie Portman was interviewed today on Today to promote her Broadway debut in a new version of The Diary of Anne Frank on Dec. 4, 1997, at the Music Box Theatre in New York City. Continue reading Natalie Portman promotes Broadway debut 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 1 1997)