Spies We Loved

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In the 1960s, September meant new television shows, or the return of our favorite shows. What were you watching on Friday nights?

In San Francisco, in September 1966 on Friday night at 8:30 p.m, you might have looked for a popular choice to return:

This was the season opener for season one.

This show ran from 1964 to 1968, and in 1966 the show was at the height of it’s popularity. Here the two stars reflect on the show and the importance of the premise during the Cold War:

If you are wondering, “where are they now,” David McCallum has a weekly show on television once again. Yes, McCallum is now Dr. Donald “Ducky” Mallard of “NCIS.” He started the role in 2003. This September the show is in its 14th season and will debut September 20 with some new cast members joining star Mark Harmon and “Ducky.” On September 19, McCallum turns 83 years old.

Robert Vaughn will be 84 years old in November of this year. Vaughn has also continued to act, most recently in a British television drama series.

Best wishes,