Nostalgia

LOST IN SPACE Began a 3-Year Run on CBS this Day 1965
It was a sci-fi show that gave us three years worth of catch phrases such as "Danger, danger, Will Robinson" and "That does not compute." The Robinson family took on a space adventure set in 1999 that went array, leaving them hopeless Lost in Space...
GREEN ACRES Debuted on CBS this Day in 1965
Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor kicked off a six-season run on Green Acres this very day in 1965 on CBS. Oliver Wendell Douglas abandoned his successful law practice to pursue his dream of working on his own farm, much to the chagrin of his wife, Lisa...
MY MOTHER THE CAR Debuted on NBC this Day 1965
Considered by many to be among the worst sitcoms of all time, My Mother the Car starring Jerry Van Dyke and Ann Sothern debuted on NBC this day in 1965. The premise of one's late mother being rein-CAR-nated as a car is ridiculous, but the theme song was rather fun...
BARRY WHITE Born this Day 1944
Disco superstar BARRY WHITE was born this day in 1944. Early in his career, he sang with a couple of doo wop groups - The  Atlantics and the Upfronts. He achieved major success a few years later as a writer/producer and member of the Love Unlimited Orchestra, and as a solo performer with an imp…
THE MONKEES Debuted on NBC this Day 1966
Peter, Mike, Mickey and Davy made their TV debut today as The Monkees - September 12, 1966 on a Monday night on NBC. Everything timed out perfectly because "Last Train to Clarksville," released only a few weeks prior, had already ascended to the #1 spot on the music charts in time …
BUDDY HOLLY’S Birthday
Charles Hardin "Buddy" Holly was born this day in 1936. In his very, very short life, he left behind a legacy of music, and influenced countless others, including so many of the British Invasion artists of the 1960s. See a rare live performance of "Peggy Sue" on T…
Beach Boy AL JARDINE Is 76 Today
Happy birthday, Al Jardine. Al turns 76 today, and maybe you didn't know it but he sings lead on one of the group's biggest hits, HELP ME, RHONDA. Enjoy a live performance of the song on The Andy Williams Show by clicking on the link below.
Happy September 3 – Today’s Date Is in this Song
It was the Third of September, a day I'll always remember. Those words are immortalized in the #1 classic "Papa Was a Rolling Stone" by the Temptations. Did you know that the Undisputed Truth actually recorded the first version of the song? That is true, but the Tempting Tempt…
The TV Game Show CONCENTRATION Debuted 60 Years Ago Today
It was a daytime staple for some 15 years - Concentration debuted on NBC this day in 1958. Hugh Downs was the host for most of the show's run, but Ed McMahon was host for a brief period when Downs had a severe neck injury, and announcer Bob Clayton took over in the show's final years.…
The Gambler, KENNY ROGERS Is 80 Today.
He made his first records as KENNETH Rogers, and has performed almost every genre of music from pop to folk to country. He even had a big psychedelic rock hit with the First Edition called "JUST DROPPED IN TO SEE WHAT CONDITION MY CONDITION WAS IN...
JACKIE DeSHANNON Is 74 Today
She wrote many classics for others, including "Dum Dum" for Brenda Lee, but scored two major hits of her own with "Put a Little Love in Your Heart" and "What the World Needs Now Is Love." She's JACKIE DeSHANNON and she's 74 today. Click…

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