Tech Time Machine: 9 March

If you've ever wondered about space travel, how America got its name or whether Barbie considered changing her hair colour, watch today's Tech Time Machine. And even if you haven't wondered about all that, watch it anyway.

If you've ever wondered about space travel, how America got its name or whether Barbie considered changing her hair colour, watch today's Tech Time Machine. And even if you haven't wondered about all that, watch it anyway.

Other notable events on this day include the Prophet Muhammad's last sermon in 632 and the marriage of Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte to Josephine de Beauharnais in 1796. Today, in 1954, is also the day that CBS's See It Now news magazine broadcasted a neat deconstruction of Senator Joseph McCarthy, the story around which was later turned into the movie Good Night and Good Luck by George Clooney.

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