Day 5: covering shows aired from 12.2.66 – 1.11.67 #dsxp #darkshadows

Notable events in the outside world in the span we’re covering today….

1966

12.8 US & USSR sign treaty to prohibit nuclear weapons in outer space

12.13 1st US bombing of Hanoi

12.16 Jimi Hendrix Experience releases its 1st single, “Hey Joe,” in the UK

12.18 Dr Seuss‘ “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” airs for 1st time on CBS

12.24 Luna 13 lands on Moon

12.31 Monkee’sI’m a Believer” hits #1 & stays there for 7 weeks

 

1967

1.3 “Tonight Show” is shortened from 105 to 90 minutes

1.3 Carl Wilson of the Beach Boys is indicted for draft evasion

1.7 “Newlywed Game” premieres on ABC TV

1.1o Carl Wilson of the Beach Boys is indicted for draft evasion