The Tuskegee Airmen are activated, Elvis buys Graceland, Bob Dylan releases his debut album, Texas Western makes college basketball history, and the invasion of Iraq begins, all on this day.
1966: The final episode of the sitcom "The Donna Reed Show" airs, with singer Lesley Gore guest starring as herself. The show, which debuted on Sept. 24, 1958, ran for 275 episodes over eight seasons and was one of television's top 25 shows in 1963-1964. Reed, who starred in the show as upper middle class housewife Donna Stone, was nominated for four Emmys for the show and won a Golden Globe in 1963.
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