Category Archives: 1970s

SNL spoofs David Frost’s interview with Richard Nixon 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 23 1977)


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)

‘Annie’ musical play opens on Broadway 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 21 1977)


Video: 'Annie [1977] The original cast performs a medley on the Tony Awards'

(Wednesday, April 21, 1977, 6:15 p.m. EST) — The musical play Annie, based on the “Little Orphan Annie” comic strip, opened tonight on Broadway at the Alvin Theatre in New York, beginning a run of 2,377 performances. Continue reading ‘Annie’ musical play opens on Broadway 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 21 1977)

‘Live! at the Star-Club in Hamburg, Germany; 1962’ album by The Beatles released 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 8 1977)


Video: 'The Beatles- Live at the Star Club 1962' (29 videos)

(Friday, April 8, 1977) — After an unsuccessful attempt by the English rock group The Beatles to block it, “Live! at the Star-Club in Hamburg, Germany; 1962,” a double album featuring live performances by the band recorded in late December 1962 at the Star-Club during their final Hamburg residency, was released today in Germany (June 13, 1977, in the U.S.). Continue reading ‘Live! at the Star-Club in Hamburg, Germany; 1962’ album by The Beatles released 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 8 1977)