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Today in
Television History

1991 - The TV movie "Knight Rider 2000" aired on NBC.

1992 - U.S. Vice President Dan Quayle criticized the CBS sitcom "Murphy Brown" for having its title character decide to bear a child out of wedlock.

1994 - The final episode of "L.A. Law" aired.

1996 - The final episode of "Murder, She Wrote" aired on CBS.

1999 - Rosie O'Donnell and Tom Selleck got into an uncomfortable verbal issue concerning gun control on O'Donnell's talk show.

2000 - The "Dukes Of Hazzard" television movie entitled "Hazzard in Hollywood" aired.

2002 - The conclusion of "Survivor: Marquesas" was aired by CBS. The show, the fourth "Survivor" series, was filmed in the South Pacific's Marquesas Islands.

2009 - The pilot episode of "Glee" aired.

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Today in
American Bandstand History

1972 - Sylvia performed "Pillow Talk" and "Didn't I" on American Bandstand.

1979 - Badfinger performed "Love's Gonna Come at Last" on American Bandstand.

1979 - Narada Michael Walden performed "I Don't Want Nobody Else" on American Bandstand.

1984 - Wang Chung performed "Don't Let Go" and "Dance Hall Days" on American Bandstand.

1984 - Kim Fields performed "Dear Michael" on American Bandstand.

2002 - The Dick Clark's American Bandstand 50th Anniversary show aired on ABC. The show featured performances by Michael Jackson Cher, Alanis Morissette, Kiss, and Stevie Wonder.

Television Quotes

"I just want to say to the kids out there watching: You can do anything you want in life. Unless Jay Leno wants to do it too."
- Conan OBrien

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