The show was postponed one day due to the attempted assassination of President Ronald Reagan
on 30 March; Reagan, a former actor, addressed the audience in a message taped at the White House nearly two weeks earlier - becoming the first President in 40 years to participate in the program. See more
Johnny Carson - Host
[in Johnny Carson's opening monologue
Marlon Brando starred in "The Formula," a searing indictment of the greed of the oil companies. For this Brando was paid a million dollars for three days work.