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Tomorrow in
Television History

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1931 - The first CBS-TV program was aired. The show featured singer Kate Smith, composer George Gershwin and New York City Mayor Jimmy Walker.

1958 - The last of "Arthur Godfrey’s Talent Scouts" programs aired on CBS-TV.

1969 - Duke Ellington and a portion of his band performed a 10-minute composition on ABC-TV titled, "Moon Maiden." The event took place just one day after Neil Armstrong became the first man to set foot on the moon.

1987 - Mary Hart, of "Entertainment Tonight", had her legs insured by Lloyd’s of London for $2 million.

1998 - Janet Jackson was a guest on the "Late Show With David Letterman."

2000 - NBC announced that they had found nearly all of Milton Berle's kinescopes. The filmed recordings of Berle's early TV shows had been the subject of a $30 million lawsuit filed by Berle the previous May.

Television Quotes

Television has done much for psychiatry by spreading information about it, as well as contributing to the need for it.
- Alfred Hitchcock

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