On This Day … 18 January [2023]

People (Births) People (Deaths) Cary Grant Cary Grant (born Archibald Alec Leach; 18 January 1904 to 29 November 1986) was an English-American actor. He was known for his Mid-Atlantic accent, debonair demeanour, light-hearted approach to acting, and sense of comic timing. He was one of classic Hollywood’s definitive leading men from the 1930s until the… Read More

On This Day … 07 December [2022]

Events People (Births) People (Deaths) Instant Replay Instant replay or action replay is a video reproduction of something that recently occurred which was both shot and broadcast live. The video, having already been shown live, is replayed in order for viewers to see again and analyse what had just taken place. Some sports allow officiating… Read More

On This Day … 07 December

Events 1930 – W1XAV in Boston, Massachusetts telecasts video from the CBS radio orchestra programme, The Fox Trappers. The telecast also includes the first television advertisement in the United States, for I.J. Fox Furriers, which also sponsored the radio show. 1963 – Instant replay makes its debut during the Army-Navy football game in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,… Read More