On this day: December 4

Published On: Dec 03 2012 06:14:12 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 04 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

The U.S. Senate approves America's participation in the United Nations, the "Million Dollar Quartet" jams at Sun Studios, Led Zeppelin disbands, and Pan Am collapses, all on this day.

OTD December 4 - Falcon Crest
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1981: The prime-time soap opera "Falcon Crest" premieres on television. The show, which starred Jane Wynam and Robert Foxworth and revolved around the feuding factions of the wealthy Gioberti/Channing family in the California wine industry, would run for nine seasons before ending on May 17, 1990.

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