3 Things About Today - Oct. 3, 2019

This photo of Andy Griffith as Sheriff Andy Taylor, which was taken from the premiere of The Andy Griffith Show in 1960, is in the public domain.

On this day in 1960, “The Andy Griffith Show” premiered on television in the United States, quickly becoming a hit series and running from 1960 to 1968 on CBS, according to Britannica.

“If it doesn’t fit, you must acquit.” One of history’s most widely followed murder trials ended on this day in 1995 when O.J. Simpson was found not guilty of murdering his ex-wife Nicole Brown-Simpson and her friend, Ronald Goldberg, according to Britannica.

Happy birthday to singer and songwriter, Gwen Stefani who was born on this day in 1969. Stefani was the lead singer of the alternative rock band No Doubt before launching a successful solo career, according to Britannica. Stefani can currently be seen as a judge on hit TV reality show “The Voice.”

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