Disneyland opened in 1955. Although it is not the oldest theme park, its position within a media empire helped create the power of its myth.
The first radio soap opera was probably Painted Dreams, which began on WGN radio in 1930. The daytime soap reached its peak in 1981, when millions tuned in to watch the wedding of Luke and Laura on General Hospital.
Like George in the Seinfeld episode “The Burning,” sometimes you
feel there’s nothing more to say.
The sitcom Sanford and Son starred Redd Foxx as a Junk Dealer in the Watts neighborhood of L.A. A year after its premiere, Sly and The Family Stone released the album Fresh, whose songs can still inspire cheer on the subway.
“Food a la Floyd” was a series that ran on the Lifetime Channel from May to October 1989. It starred Keith Floyd, who made his first cooking series for the BBC in 1984 and continued to make new shows until his death in 2009.