The tree, a 75-foot Norway spruce, had its holiday lights turned on Wednesday in an event that was broadcast on television but closed to the public. The telecast used pre-recorded performances from entertainers like Kelly Clarkson and Dolly Parton, and camera shots of the streets around the tree showed them to be largely empty.
More than 500 dogs took to the ring to vie for the Best in Show at the 2020 National Dog Show, which has become a yearly Thanksgiving tradition. Held at the Kennel Club of Philadelphia, the show was taped on Nov. 14-15, with only officials, handlers and their dogs and broadcast personnel allowed inside the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, show officials announced last month.
The son of Kirk Douglas, Michael Douglas has had a career spanning more than 50 years. Getting his big break in 1969's "the Experiment" then a starring role in the television show "The Streets of San Francisco," he transitioned to the big screen in films like "The China Syndrome," "Romancing the Stone" and "Fatal Attraction" He has continued his career into the present day, staring in the Marvel Cinematic Universe's "Ant-Man" series.
Comedian Bill Murray got his start with Second City before his big break on "Saturday Night Live." But he made his name on the big screen with classic films like "Caddyshack," "Ghostbusters" and "Groundhog's Day." Now, you'll see him once in a while in a film, but most of the time he will be seen in the stands at Chicago Cubs games, at basketball games or hitting the links in sometimes unconventional golf attire.
The full Corn Moon was at its peak Wednesday. Typically, the September full moon is referred to as the Harvest Moon because it is normally the closest full moon to the autumnal equinox, WDAF reported. Every third year, however, a full moon rises in October that falls even closer to the fall equinox, claiming the Harvest Moon moniker for itself and relegating the September full moon, the last of the summer, to the Corn Moon.
July 13 marks the 35th anniversary of "Live Aid" the concerts held at Wembley Stadium in London and at JFK Stadium in Philadelphia to raise money to combat famine in Africa. At the end of the 16-hour concert, more than $125 million had been raised.
Ringo Starr, or just Ringo, may not have been the original drummer for The Beatles, but he's the one who gave them the beat for most of their iconic songs. He also penned a few like "Octopus's Garden."