Category Archives: Television 1990s

‘The One With the Embryos’ episode airs on ‘Friends’ 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 15 1998)


Video: 'Friends - Moving and Phoebe is pregnant'

(Monday, January 15, 1998, 8:00-8:30 p.m. EST) — Phoebe goes to the doctor to get her brother and sister-in-law’s embryos implanted in her uterus on tonight’s episode of the NBC sitcom television series Friends. Continue reading ‘The One With the Embryos’ episode airs on ‘Friends’ 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 15 1998)

‘Cro-Magnon’ episode airs on ‘Ally McBeal’ 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 5 1998)


Video: 'Ally McBeal - S01E12 - Cro-Magnon'

(Monday, January 5, 1998, 9:00-10:00 p.m. EST) — Ally is shocked to discover that her biological clock is ticking, unleashing strange libidinal impulses in her on tonight’s episode of the Fox legal comedy-drama television series Ally McBeal. Continue reading ‘Cro-Magnon’ episode airs on ‘Ally McBeal’ 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 5 1998)

BBC airs part 3 of George Martin’s ‘Rhythm of Life’ documentary series 20 years ago hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 5 1998)


Video: 'The Rhythm of Life - Part 3 of 3: Harmony'

(Monday, January 5, 1998, 11:15 p.m. GMT) — Former Beatles George Martin hosted the third of a three-part television documentary series tonight on BBC One titled “The Rhythm of Life,” in which he discussed various aspects of musical composition with professional musicians and singers, including former Beatle Paul McCartney, Brian Wilson, Billy Joel, and Celine Dion. Continue reading BBC airs part 3 of George Martin’s ‘Rhythm of Life’ documentary series 20 years ago hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 5 1998)

Sonny Bono, 62, dies in skiing accident 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 5 1998)


Video: 'NBC Dateline - on the Life and Death of Sonny Bono - Jan., 1998'

(Monday, January 5, 1998, at approximately 2:00 p.m. PST) — U.S. Representative Sonny Bono, whose unexpected career in Republican politics followed a successful career as a singer and television star with his former wife Cher, was killed this afternoon when he crashed into a tree while skiing on the Nevada side of Heavenly Ski Resort near South Lake Tahoe, California. Continue reading Sonny Bono, 62, dies in skiing accident 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 5 1998)

BBC airs part 2 of George Martin’s ‘Rhythm of Life’ documentary series 20 years ago hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 29 1997)


Video: 'The Rhythm of Life - Part 2 of 3: Melody (edited)'

(Monday, December 29, 1997, 11:20 p.m. GMT) — Former Beatles George Martin hosted the second of a three-part television documentary series tonight on BBC One titled “The Rhythm of Life,” in which he discussed various aspects of musical composition with professional musicians and singers, including Paul McCartney, Brian Wilson, Billy Joel, and Celine Dion. Continue reading BBC airs part 2 of George Martin’s ‘Rhythm of Life’ documentary series 20 years ago hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 29 1997)

George Martin debuts ‘Rhythm of Life’ documentary series 20 years ago hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 28 1997)


Video: 'The Rhythm of Life - Part 1 of 3: Rhythm (edited)'

(Sunday, December 28, 1997, 11:25 p.m. GMT) — Former Beatles George Martin hosted the first of a three-part television documentary series tonight on BBC One titled “The Rhythm of Life,” in which he discussed various aspects of musical composition with professional musicians and singers, including Paul McCartney, Brian Wilson, Billy Joel, and Celine Dion. Continue reading George Martin debuts ‘Rhythm of Life’ documentary series 20 years ago hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 28 1997)

The Doors profiled on VH1’s ‘Legends’ 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 12 1997)


Video: 'The Doors -Documental Legends (subtítulado en español)' (6 videos)

(Friday, December 12, 1997, 8:00-9:00 p.m. EST) — The American rock band The Doors were profiled tonight on Legends, a music biography television series on VH1. Continue reading The Doors profiled on VH1’s ‘Legends’ 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 12 1997)

‘Subway’ episode airs on ‘Homicide: Life on the Street’ 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 5 1997)


Video: 'Homicide: Subway; 1997 (full episode)' (6 videos)

(Friday, December 5, 1997, 10:00-11:00 p.m. EST) — A man falls between the cars of a subway train in front of horrified witnesses on tonight’s episode of the NBC police procedural television series Homicide: Life on the Street. Continue reading ‘Subway’ episode airs on ‘Homicide: Life on the Street’ 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 5 1997)

Sarah McLachlan performs for ‘Ellen’ episode 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 5 1997)


Video: 'Ellen S5 Episode 12 Womyn Fest' (Dec. 5, 1997, at 11:15)

(Wednesday, April 30, 1997, 9:00-10:00 p.m. EDT) — Singer/musician Sarah McLachlan performed “Building A Mystery” today for the Jan. 7, 1998, episode for the ABC television sitcom series Ellen. Continue reading Sarah McLachlan performs for ‘Ellen’ episode 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 5 1997)

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)