Calendar: Week of October 29

Here’s a look at the week ahead on our “Sunday Morning” Calendar:

Monday is National Cat Day, a celebration of felines and a call for their wider adoption.

  • National Cat Day (October 29)
  • Follow @NationalCatDay on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram
  • Joel Sartore on wild cats: Felines that lurk in the shadows (“Sunday Morning,” 07/22/18)
  • Purr-adise: Hawaii’s cat sanctuary (“Sunday Morning, 09/16/18)
  • 75-year-old man who naps with cats while volunteering goes viral (CBSN)
  • Gallery: The Kitten Covers: Albums re-imagined with cats!

Tuesday marks the 80th anniversary of the notorious Orson Welles “War of the Worlds” radio show about a supposed invasion from Mars.

To listen to Orson Welles’ 1938 radio broadcast click on player below:

  • Script: Mercury Theatre’s “War of the Worlds” (adapted by Howard Koch)
  • Orson Welles on the response to the “War of the Worlds” broadcast (BBC)
  • Did the 1938 radio broadcast of “War of the Worlds” cause a nationwide panic? (Snopes)
  • Monument at New Jersey site of Martian “landing” (Atlas Obscura)
  • “War of the Worlds” 2005 (“Sunday Morning,” 06/24/05)

Wednesday is All Hallow’s Eve – Halloween – a night for ghosts and goblins and trick-or-treating.

  • Gallery: Bizarre horror movie gems you probably haven’t seen
  • Gallery: The horror films of George A. Romero
  • David Edelstein on the scariest movie ever
  • Gallery: The films of horror master John Carpenter
  • Gallery: The films of horror maestro Wes Craven
  • 13 modern horror classics for any mood
  • Gallery: Hollywood’s evil children

On Thursday, former WNBA president Lisa Borders becomes the first president and CEO of Time’s Up, dedicated to ensuring equal employment opportunity and protection for all working women.

  • Time’s Up
  • Follow @timesupnow on Twitter and Instagram
  • Oprah Winfrey on “Time’s Up”: Where do we go from here? (“Sunday Morning,” 01/14/18)
  • Top Hollywood women join forces to fight sexual misconduct (CBS Moneywatch, 01/07/18)
  • It’s complicated: When filmmakers’ legacies intertwine with #MeToo (“Sunday Morning,” 03/04/18)
  • Women candidates poised to make history in 2018 midterm elections (CBS News, 10/20/18)
  • Time’s Up to CBS: Change your culture and donate $120 million from Moonves’ severance (CBS News, 09/11/18)

Friday sees the release of the last monthly employment report before the midterm elections.

  • Monthly Employment Situation Summary (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
  • Fact check: Trump on economy & jobs (CBS Moneywatch, 06/05/18)
  • Fact Check: Who gets credit for the booming U.S. economy? (NPR, 09/12/18)
  • Fewer Americans are moving for work than ever (CBS Moneywatch, 08/16/18)

And Saturday is National Sandwich Day, a day for snacking on the food creation generally credited to John Montagu, the fourth Earl of Sandwich, back in the 1700s.

  • National Sandwich Day (November 3)
  • Grilled cheese sandwich recipes from chef Eric Greenspan (“Sunday Morning,” 05/05/13)
  • Celebrating the Cuban sandwich (“Sunday Morning,” 11/22/15)
  • Recipe: The original Cuban Sandwich (“Sunday Morning,” 11/21/15)
  • Recipe: David Cáceres’ Mexican Cubana Torta (“CBS This Morning,” 06/02/18)

Perhaps this clip from the Nickelodeon show “Yo Gabba Gabba” will make you want to eat sandwiches? 

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