Friday, August 12, 2022


Today in
Television History


1967 - The Supremes performed "Reflections" on "American Bandstand."

2004 - Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams received stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

2016 - The first six episodes of "The Get Down" were released on Netflix.


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Today in
Dick Clark's American Bandstand History


1957 - Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps performed "Lotta Lovin'" and "Wear My Ring" on "American Bandstand."

1957 - The Four Coins performed "Shangri-La" on "American Bandstand."

1959 - LaVern Baker performed "So Hi, So Lo" and "If You Love Me" on "American Bandstand."

1967 - The Supremes performed "Reflections" on "American Bandstand."

1967 - The Mamas & Papas performed "12:30" on "American Bandstand."

1972 - El Chicano performed "Brown Eyed Girl" on "American Bandstand."

1972 - Jim Croce performed "You Don't Mess Around with Jim" on "American Bandstand."

1978 - Love & Kisses performed "Thank God It's Friday" on "American Bandstand."


Dick Clark - American Bandstand Quote

"He had boundless energy and a remarkable ability to do innumerable things at any given time."
- Fran La Maina, the longtime president of Dick Clark Productions Inc.








Today in
Saturday Night Live History


2003 - There is nothing available for this date...at this time.


Saturnday Night Live Quote

I'm Kevin Nealon and that's news to me.
- Kevin Nealon




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Television History
Dick Clark's American Bandstand History