Thu 8:00AM ET, Thu 8:00PM ET
January 26On January 26, Through the Decades delves into the day a massive winter storm hit Ohio Valley. We recall the renowned re-opening of the Apollo Theatre and their new racism-free policies, and on the day of her birth, we profile the life and achievements of the legendary TV host, Ellen DeGeneres.
Fri 8:00AM ET, Fri 8:00PM ET
January 27On January 27, Through the Decades goes back in time to remember the tragedy of the Apollo program during a pre-flight test. We also recall the premiere of the longest running musical in Broadway history, The Phantom of the Opera, and the liberation of Auschwitz by Soviet soldiers.
Sat 8:00AM ET
Pioneering WomenThrough the Decades remembers pioneering women, including when Rosa Parks took a stand for Civil Rights by refusing the give up her seat on a bus, when Geraldine Ferraro paved the way for women to run as a nominee on a major party’s ticket, and the tennis star who defected from her communist nation to become one of the most dominant players in the sport.
Mon 8:00AM ET, Mon 8:00PM ET
January 30On January 30, Through the Decades delves into ambitious assault at the hands of the North Vietnamese and Viet Cong known as the Tet Offensive. We also turn back the lens of time to 1977 to remember New York’s worst snowstorm, and on the day of his birth, we profile superstar Phil Collins.
Tue 8:00AM ET, Tue 8:00PM ET
January 31On January 31, Through the Decades remembers when Vietnam veterans organized the “Vietnam Veterans Against the war” and testified to the war crimes they witnessed or were party to while serving. We also look back on the history of the Heimlich maneuver, and on his birthday, we profile the successful career of singer, songwriter, actor and record producer – Justin Timberlake.
Wed 8:00AM ET, Wed 8:00PM ET
February 1On February 1, Through the Decades recalls the history behind the 13th amendment, which abolished slavery in the United States. We also remember the Columbia space shuttle tragedy, and on the day of his birth, we profile Sherman Hemsley – known for his roles in All in the Family and The Jeffersons.
Thu 8:00AM ET, Feb 2, 8:00PM ET
February 2On February 2, Through the Decades explores the tradition of Groundhog Day on the day it was first celebrated in 1887. We also reflect on the powerful history behind the Iditarod – or, “the last great race.” And on the day of her birth, we profile actress and model Farrah Fawcett.
Feb 3, 8:00AM ET, Feb 3, 8:00PM ET
February 3On February 3, Through the Decades goes back in time to remember when a plane went down carrying Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, and The Big Bopper. We also recall the space shuttle Discovery, which was led by a female pilot, and on the day of his birth, we profile Tony Award winner – Nathan Lane.
Feb 4, 8:00AM ET
Ronald ReaganThrough the Decades remembers the incredible journey of our 40th President of the United States Ronald Reagan, including the story behind his campaign and eventual election to the highest office.
Feb 6, 8:00AM ET, Feb 6, 8:00PM ET
February 6On February 6, Through the Decades remembers the day Elizabeth was named Queen of the United Kingdom. We also take a look back on the day tennis player Arthur Ashe became the first African American male to win the U-S open, and on the day of her birth, we profile singer and songwriter Natalie Cole.
Feb 7, 8:00AM ET, Feb 7, 8:00PM ET
February 7On February 7, Through the Decades explores the children’s stories written by Laura Ingalls Wilder, including the “Little House on the Prairie.” We also take a look back on the day the first two astronauts walked in space untethered, and on the day of his birth, we profile country artist Garth Brooks.
Feb 8, 8:00AM ET, Feb 8, 8:00PM ET
February 8On February 8, Through the Decades delves into the conviction of Hustler Magazine publisher, Larry Flynt. We also take a look back on the day the telecommunications industry officially added the internet, and on the day his birth, we profile actor James Dean.
Feb 9, 8:00AM ET, Feb 9, 8:00PM ET
February 9On February 9, Through the Decades goes back in time to remember the day The Beatles made their first debut on the Ed Sullivan Show. We also take a look back to the 1950’s when McCarthyism was born amidst the red scare, and on the day of her birth, we profile singer and songwriter Carole King.
On July 14, 1966, Richard Speck murdered eight student nurses from South Chicago Community Hospital.
On the 50th anniversary of their death, Through the Decades remembers the victims through those who knew them best. Here's a behind-the-scenes look at our special including rare photos from friends and family.