On this day: September 26

Published On: Sep 25 2012 11:33:14 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 26 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

Sir Francis Drake completes his trip around the world, Nixon and Kennedy square off on TV, the Beatles release "Abbey Road," and an acting legend passes away, all on this day.

OTD September 26 - Rocky Horror Picture Show
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1975: "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" premieres in theaters. Although the rock musical, starring Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick and Richard O'Brien, tanked upon its release, it would find second life in midnight, audience participation showings that continue to this day.

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