This is History: 8 Hour Workday Enacted, Chicago’s ‘Don McNeill’s Breakfast Club’ Debuts, First Ground Forces in Vietnam, ‘The David Letterman Show’ Premieres

PHOTO: Don McNeil’s Breakfast Club. ABC/WLS-TV archives.

Dave Plier and Dave Schwan talk about the 1868 passing of the 8 hour workday, the every first Father’s Day, the debut of Raggedy Ann & Andy, the premier of Don McNeill’s Breakfast Club in Chicago, the introduction of Chicago’s elevated train system, Captain Video & the Video Rangers, the start of the Vietnam War, the first episode of Late Night with David Letterman and more.


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