The United States ratified a peace treaty with England that ended the Revolutionary War and established the US as a sovereign nation. John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison took part in negotiating the treaty with King George lll.
The Rolling Stones were initially refused permission to perform the number onThe Ed Sullivan Show. Sullivan himself told Jagger, "Either the song goes or you go”. A compromise was reached to substitute the words "let’s spend some time together" in place of "let’s spend the night together"; Jagger agreed to change the lyrics but ostentatiously rolled his eyes at the TV camera while singing them. Soon after the performance, the Stones disappeared from the studio. Ed Sullivan announced that the Rolling Stones would be banned from performing on his show again. In April 2006, for their first-ever performance in China, authorities prohibited the group from performing the song due to its "suggestive lyrics”.
SANFORD AND SON starred Redd Foxx as junk dealer Fred G. Sanford and Demond Wilson played his son, Lamont Sanford. The sitcom aired until March 25, 1977 on NBC-TV. In 2007, Time magazine included the show on their list of the “100 Best TV Shows of All Time”.
Left to right, Redd Foxx and Demond Wilson on the set of SANFORD AND SON
Actor John Dye, whose career included the role of Andrew, the angel of death, in the long-running television series "Touched by an Angel," was found dead at his San Francisco home, a medical examiner’s spokesman said Thursday.
Medical examiner’s investigator Charles Cecil said the 47-year-old Dye, a native of Amory, Miss., was found dead Monday.
The cause of death has not been determined, Cecil said, but relatives said Dye suffered apparent heart failure.
Holland Taylor’s long acting career began in the theater. She appeared in numerous Broadway and off-Broadway productions from 1960 to 1980. Taylor has been nominated four times for her role as Evelyn Harper, Charlie and Alan’s mother in the CBS-TV sitcom series Two and a Half Men.
Holland Taylor with Charlie Sheen in a scene from Two and a Half Men
Holland Taylor shown here on stage in a one-person show as late Texas Governor Ann Richards.