Bob Dyan & The Band-The Basement Tapes is named best album in the Pazz & Jop Music Critics poll.
Christopher Walken wins the Obie Award for best performance for his role in Kid Champion.
The Voice institutes a new program of monthly editorial and advertising supplements on specific subjects.
Publisher/Editor Clay Felker raises newsstand price to 50 cents.
Publisher Clay Felker names Thomas B. Morgan editor in chief .
Saturday Night Live debuts on NBC. The 90-minute comedy-variety show, whose cast is joined by a guest host and musical act each week, is one of the longest-running network entertainment programs in American television.
FORD TO CITY: DROP DEAD. This famous New York Daily News headline is prompted by President Gerald Ford’s refusal to give financial assistance to the city as it neared bankruptcy.
J. Hoberman begins writing for the Voice.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 18, 2005