Three B-52s become the first aircraft to circle the globe non-stop, Willie O'Ree breaks the NHL's color barrier, "The Jeffersons" premieres, and Jim Thorpe gets his Olympic medals back, all on this day.
1974: The TV series "The Six Million Dollar Man," starring Lee Majors as Steve Austin, a former astronaut with bionic implants working as a secret agent, premieres. The show would run for five seasons, turning Majors into a pop culture icon of the 1970s and spawning a spin-off, "The Bionic Woman" with Lindsay Wagner, as well as several television movies featuring both eponymous characters.
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