Category Archives: 1970s

Ringo Starr continues shooting TV special 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 14 1978)


Video: '1978 - Ringo (2 of 6)' (Feb. 14, 1978, scenes at 0:00-2:09)

(Tuesday, February 14, 1978) — Former Beatle Ringo Starr continued shooting Ringo, a television special loosely based on Mark Twain’s The Prince and the Pauper, today in Los Angeles for broadcast on NBC on Apr. 26, 1978. Continue reading Ringo Starr continues shooting TV special 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 14 1978)

Ringo Starr begins shooting TV special in LA 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 11 1978)


Video: '"Ringo", a Ringo Starr US-TV special, aired April 26, 1978'

(Saturday, February 11, 1978) — Former Beatle Ringo Starr began shooting Ringo, a television special loosely based on Mark Twain’s The Prince and the Pauper, today in Los Angeles for broadcast on NBC on Apr. 26, 1978. Continue reading Ringo Starr begins shooting TV special in LA 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 11 1978)

Serial killer Ted Bundy murders final victim 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 9 1978)


Video: 'Ted Bundy : Serial Killer Documentary' (Kimberly Leach murder at 25:57)

(Thursday, February 9, 1978, approx. 8:00 a.m. EST) — Serial killer Ted Bundy, having committed some 30 homicides in seven states since 1974, abducted and murdered his final victim — 12-year-old Kimberly Diane Leach — today in Lake City, Florida. Continue reading Serial killer Ted Bundy murders final victim 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 9 1978)