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 - The Brady Bunch
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Paramount Television

1969: The sitcom "The Brady Bunch" premieres on television. The series, which revolved around a large blended family headed by by Robert Reed and Florence Henderson, would run for five seasons before ending on March 8, 1974.

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