Friday, July 28, 2017

I Want To Hold Your Hand!

 The ratings went through the roof for the first show.... February 9, 1964!
A whopping 45.3% of the U.S. households tuned in that night!
I know we watched along with the 73 million other people!

February 11th they played at the Washington Coliseum. Then back to New York for two performances at Carnegie Hall.

The second Ed Sullivan Show performance was February 16th at The Miami Beach Hotel
in Florida. The ratings came very close to surpassing the first Sullivan show!

On February 19 the Beatles returned to England and were greeted by 10,000 fans at the Heathrow Airport.


Saturday, July 1, 2017

The Twilight Zone

The Twilight Zone series was created and hosted by Rod Serling.
The show ran for five seasons from 1959 to 1964.

 The episodes are in various genres, including psychological horror, fantasy, science fiction,
suspense, and psychological thriller.
Often they would conclude with a macabre or unexpected twist.....
 usually with a moral to the story.

Own all 156 episodes of Rod Serling's classic television series in one special box set. This episodes-only collection includes all 5 seasons of the groundbreaking TV series. 

Guest stars include Art Carney, Burgess Meredith, Cliff Robertson, Dennis Hopper, Bill Bixby, Leonard Nimoy, Burt Reynolds, Don Rickles, Jack Klugman, Robert Redford, Lee Marvin, Martin Landau, Telly Savalas, William Shatner and many more.