Category Archives: 1980s

Televangelist Jim Bakker resigns PTL ministry amid sex and money scandal 30 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 19 1987)


Video: 'Jim Baker/Jessica Hahn sex scandal'

(Thursday, March 19, 1987) — The Rev. Jim Bakker, a leading television evangelist, resigned today as chairman of his PTL ministry organization amid a sex and money scandal involving Jessica Hahn, a former church secretary. Continue reading Televangelist Jim Bakker resigns PTL ministry amid sex and money scandal 30 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 19 1987)

‘A, My Name is Alex’ episode airs on ‘Family Ties’ 30 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 12 1987)


Video: 'Family Ties - S05 E22 A, My Name Is Alex (Part 1)'

(Thursday, March 12, 1987, 8:30-9:30 p.m. EST) — Alex begins seeing a therapist following the death of a close friend in a car accident on tonight’s episode of the NBC-TV sitcom series Family Ties. Continue reading ‘A, My Name is Alex’ episode airs on ‘Family Ties’ 30 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 12 1987)