His style at WKRP finds him falling asleep at the turntable as he puts a needle to the station’s current playlist. But then everything changes, and as creatures trapped at a station in transition, the WKRP folk are quite funny.
The creators of Murphy Brown were convinced that she was the best actress to play a TV news anchorwoman struggling to rebuild her life and her career. And they were right.
The Mary Tyler Moore Show features Mary in the role of Mary Richards, a small-town single girl who moves to the big city (Minneapolis-St Paul) and lands a job as associate producer of a news program on a local TV station.
When the question is 'What's for dinner?' nothing could be a more popular answer than macaroni and cheese! Here are 10 delicious classic mac & cheese recipes to try.
For six years, the NBC series St Elsewhere literally set the standard for network programming, offering a consistently high level of realistic writing, ensemble acting, narrative experimentation and outrageous humor.
Actor Bob Crane murdered: The glib, boyish star of the six-year television series "Hogan's Heroes," was found beaten to death in an apartment in Scottsdale, Arizona in June 1978. The case remains unsolved.
Compared to reel-to-reel tape players -- the gold standard at the time -- cassette tapes were just so easy to use. Not only were they were small and e... Click to read more...
What is Pickleball? Is it... (a) an hors d'ouevre on the sour side; (b) a Christmas tree ornament; (c) a delicatessen decoration; (d) none of the above. If you chose (d) give yourself a prize.
If "The Outsiders" looks polished, there's good reason. The movie was made by the practiced hand of Francis Ford Coppola, responding to a petition sent to him by seventh and eighth graders in Fresno, California.
The way life is carried on now seems near discovery By Watson Davis, Director, Science Service Washington -- One of the fundamental problems of ... Click to read more...
An expert said American dating and courtship is characterized by romance... After a brief, ecstatic acquaintanceship, they believe that they can go on living happily ever after.
In a spangled vest and elbow-length gloves, black bikini, black opera hose and steep ankle-strap wedgies, Tim Curry as Dr Frank N Furter, makes his grand entrance in The Rocky Horror Picture Show, an outrageous camp musical based on the stage hit.
Kurt Vonnegut Jr has hit in fact on a true science-fiction subject. As an American prisoner, in German hands, he was a witness to the Dresden holocaust, that appalling Day of Judgment for thousands -- although who deserves to be judged by whom is less obvious than you may think.
Owney, the world's most popular dog has traveled almost around the globe. He made the journey around the world all alone and with only a tag about his neck -- and found friends everywhere. Here's the story!
A Tom Collins isn't a drink just named after some guy, somewhere. It's a drink named after nobody, nowhere. Ah, but there's a story to go along with it all. Find out the backstory of "Have you seen Tom Collins?" -- and get recipes for four original, old-fashioned versions of the Tom Collins cocktail!
The Allies today sent their invading forces against Adolf Hitler's occupied Europe. The long-awaited invasion was announced by General Dwight Eisenhower with the promise that the high command would accept nothing short of victory.
Senator Robert F. Kennedy died 25 hours after he was shot by an assassin. Bobby Kennedy succumbed to extensive brain damage caused when his assassin fired eight shots at point-blank range.
When the flowers are reverently placed on the graves tomorrow, there will be many indebted to a tall, dark-haired frontiersman-soldier-statesman, General John Alexander Logan. Through his efforts, encouraged by his loyal wife, Memorial Day was founded.
The artichoke hairstyle is a casual, layered cut, with the layers tanning out, petal fashion, from the center of the crown -- or what would be the stem area of the real artichoke.
On the payment of ten dollars, and the office fees, any person, being the head of a family, or over the age of twenty-one years, may enter 160 acres, or a less quantity, of the unappropriated Public Land as his Homestead. The applicant must either be a citizen, or have declared his intention to become such.
When it comes to '80s prom dresses, the first thing you have to understand is the utter, absolute importance of Seventeen magazine. And even in the eighties, the costs added up: Dresses ranged from $80 to $200, and most girls said they were spending $130 to $150.
James Garner and producer-creator Roy Huggins are having another try at a wry, tongue-in-cheek series, 'The Rockford Files.' Jim Rockford is a modern-day private eye, money-hungry, and a man who gets heroic only if he's forced into it.
So far as General Ulysses S Grant is concerned, we are warranted in assigning him a high place among the great soldiers of the world, and the first place among the soldiers who have figured on the American continent.
Did you know that Post Cereals, have come out with some new kid stuff? Today, they announce the birth of twin cereals: Post Pebbles. These crisp, pebbly puffs of pre-sweetened rice just arrived in two flavors -- cocoa and fruity -- and were created specifically for brightening breakfasts of children.
In the tricycle, knee-pants and pigtail league of television fans, the hero of the hour is a loveable, freckle-faced puppet named Howdy Doody. A phenomenon in the business, Howdy has popped up from comparative obscurity to head man of the most popular TV show for children.
"The Odd Couple" TV show recounted the madcap experiences of Felix Unger (Tony Randall) and Oscar Madison (Jack Klugman), two of Neil Simon's most endearing and enduring characters.
'Emergency' started at midseason, and many critics were surprised it was a success. One factor for sure: Randy Mantooth and Kevin Tighe, who play paramedics John Gage and Roy DeSoto, have made indelible impressions on viewers.
Although the dramatic, dome-shaped beehive hairdos are rather difficult to manage, they are not impossible to create at home. Here's how to make the '60s beehive style!
Have you ever wondered about Mother's Day -- like how it got started? In the early years of the 20th century, Anna Jarvis started a movement that spread throughout the world: the custom of observing the second Sunday in May as Mother's Day.
While books and articles on the American slave trade can provide important insights, actually seeing the ads that were placed in the newspapers of the era really brings it home.
Here are some front pages of newspapers around the country, showing very first reports of the Titanic disaster. There was very little information available at the time, and some news reports were, sadly, completely inaccurate.
The Titanic was one of the most luxurious, well-appointed cruise liners ever, with seemingly no expense spared... except when it came to passenger safety in the event of an emergency.
Response from Charlotte Collyer, survivor of the Titanic Mrs Charlotte Collyer's article, "How I Was Saved from the Titanic," printed seven weeks ago... Click to read more...
Fabian said he was taken to Auschwitz 10 months ago with 500,000 other Hungarian Jews, and that 400,000 were gassed and cremated in the first two months, and that only 1,000 remained alive.
Berry Gordy, the man behind Motown Records, placed the first pressing of the new Diana Ross recording on the turntable in his dimly-lit office and settled back in his chair to let his musical instincts, which have been spectacularly correct over the years, work for him yet another time.
In 1927, dozens of people tried to break the coffee-drinking record. In just over a month, the cup count went from 71 to a San Francisco man who more than doubled that number.