This Day in History

On May 8, 2010, Betty White hosted “Saturday Night Live” at the age of 88, becoming the oldest person to host the show. Her appearance, prompted by a fan-driven Facebook campaign, was met with critical acclaim and showcased her timeless comedic talent and widespread appeal. White’s hosting gig not only set a record but also highlighted her enduring influence in entertainment, proving that age is but a number when it comes to lasting star power and relevance in popular culture.