Which President is mentioned by name in the theme song of TV’s “All in the Family”?
-John F. Kennedy
-Harry S. Truman
-Franklin D. Roosevelt
Answer: On this day in 1971, the sitcom “All in the Family” premiered on CBS. The opening theme song “Those Were the Days”, was presented in a unique way for a 1970s series: Carroll O’Connor and Jean Stapleton seated at a piano and singing the tune on-camera at the start of every episode, concluding with live-audience applause. Herbert Hoover’s name is mentioned in the famous theme song to “All in the Family” with the lyrics…”Mister, we could use a man like Herbert Hoover again.” The show ranked number-one in the yearly Nielsen ratings from 1971 to 1976.
Herbert Clark Hoover was an American engineer, businessman and politician who served as the 31st President of the United States from 1929 to 1933 during the Great Depression.
Born: 10 August 1874, West Branch, Iowa, United States
Died: 20 October 1964, New York City, New York, United States
Presidential term: 4 March 1929 – 4 March 1933
Education: Stanford University (1891–1895), George Fox University
Awards: Hoover Medal, John Fritz Medal, Public Welfare Medal
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