Archive for October 1st, 2007

This Month in North Carolina History “Anybody here know why these two should not be wed, speak now or forever hold your peace.” With this opening line, a pop-culture phenomenon was born on October 3, 1960, at 9:30 p.m. when The Andy Griffith Show premiered. The show starred Andy Griffith, a North Carolina native and […]

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Mayberry, Our Home Town

It happened at 9:30 p.m. on October 3, 1960 . . . the first episode of The Andy Griffith Show. In the 47 years since that night, the show has remained one of America’s all-time favorites. Read more about the debut and the initial reaction to it on the North Carolina Collection’s “This Month in […]

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