October 19, 1966

Today In History

Bobby Orr makes his NHL regular-season debut for the Boston Bruins

Bobby Orr only played in the NHL for 12 seasons (10 with the Boston Bruins) and retired when he was just 30 years old, but he certainly left his mark on the sport. Remembered as one of the all-time great defensemen, Orr showed that defensemen can also be great offensive contributors. Orr scored over 30 goals in 5 different seasons, including 46 goals in 1974-1975, and he is the only defenseman ever to led the league in scoring, a feat he accomplished twice. He won the Calder Trophy for top rookie in 1966-1967, then went on to win 8 consecutive Norris Trophies for top defenseman, and 3 consecutive Hart Trophies for the league’s MVP. Orr led the Bruins to 2 Stanley Cup Championships and is perhaps best remembered for his overtime Cup winning goal in 1970. His flying through the air while scoring that goal is one of the games, and perhaps all of sports most iconic images. Orr was elected the Hall of Fame in 1979.

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The rise and fall of prohibition - 1920-1933
Jesse Owens of the United States wins 4 gold medals in the 1936 Berlin Olympics
Shots That Made History At The Masters
Song of the Day
Elvis Presley | Return To Sender
Jimi Hendrix performing The Star Spangled Banner Live at Woodstock 1969
WOODSTOCK ROCKS Bethel, New York August 15 – 17, 1969 The largest rock concert ever, arrived and left, and we will never be the same again. The police estimated that there were a million people on the road trying to get to the festival. Controlling the overwhelming crowd was next to impossible. The festival actually took place on Max Yasgur's farm about fifty miles away. Woodstock was the original location since that was where Bob Dylan was currently residing. There were no clear headliners; the lineup included: Crosby Stills Nash and Young, Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Band, Jefferson Airplane, The Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, Santana, The Who, Joan Baez, Arlo Guthrie, Richie Havens, Sly and the Family Stone, Blood, Sweat and Tears, Sha-Na-Na, Joe Cocker, Jimi Hendrix, and many more. Jimi Hendrix’s guitar solo of the "Star Spangled Banner" might be the most memorable musical event of the festival. Woodstock was a peaceful gathering for one million young citizens who were virtually left on their own and discovered the words Sharing, Helping, Consideration, and Respect. Thousands left the Woodstock event with a totally different outlook on life, and rock music moved to the forefront of American pop culture.
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BASEBALL HALL OF FAME in Cooperstown, Upstate New York

Music Makers

BB King

The Boss

Captain and Tennelle

Sinatra

Sammy Davis Jr.

BB King

The Boss

Captain and Tennelle

Sinatra

Sammy Davis Jr.

TV Show of the Day
Hollywood Squares - July 4, 1978
THE FONZ | STARRING ON THE TV SHOW HAPPY DAYS
First Telecast: January 15, 1974, Nostalgic and witty, Richie Cunningham (played by Ron Howard) and his pals attend Jefferson High in Milwaukee in the 1950s. The kids hang out at Arnold's Drive-In, a malt shop near the school. A greasy-haired motorcycle kid dressed in leather, named Arthur "Fonzie" Fonzarelli is the key to the show which centers on the relationship between him and the "straight" kids. Henry Winkler, who plays the character of Fonzie is multi-dimensional, vulnerable, as well as hip.
Lew Alcindor dominated college basketball with UCLA
Interview of the Day
Orson Welles - Interview | 1974
Bob Hope with his pet dog
The greatest 70's hits which created climate of these years. Queen, Pink Floyd, Abba, Bee Gees and much more

JFK Images

Dallas Cowboy Moments

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