US sitcom “30 Rock” created by and starring Tina Fey alongside Alec Baldwin and Tracy Morgan first premieres on NBC in the US.
Apple Computers settled a lawsuit launched by The Beatles’ record company, Apple Corporation, over name and logo rights.
“Saturday Night Live” was broadcast for the first time. George Carlin was the guest host.
The Quebec Nordiques play their first NHL game in the Colisée arena.
CBFT Television in Montreal carries the first hockey telecast in Canada, Montreal Canadiens vs. Detroit Red Wings, in French; origin of Radio-Canada’s ‘la Soirée du Hockey’.