Thursday, July 9, 2009

Today in Entertainment History

Photo by Alan Light

July 9 . . . 1956

Dick Clark hosts American Bandstand for the very first time. He hosts the syndicated show until September 1987.


RAD said...

loved this show...10am on Saturdays we would be watching growing up in Honolulu....good times!

Deep Dish said...

I watched this show every Saturday when I was a teenager. I still remember seeing Captain & Tennille for the first time singing "Love Will Keep Us Together". I miss the "Bandstand".

Doug Goff said...

Now Dick Clark, he's an American icon. It's not New Years without him!