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Today in
Television History

1952 - On the show "I Love Lucy," a pregnancy was acknowledged in a TV show for the first time.

1968 - In the U.S., the TV special "Elvis" aired on NBC-TV.

1986 - The 100th episode of "Newhart" aired on CBS.

1990 - "Wiseguy" was aired for the last time on CBS.

2004 - It was announced that Martha Stewart would revive her daily homemaking show in September 2005.


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Today in
American Bandstand History

1960 - Danny & The Juniors performed "Twistin' USA" on "American Bandstand."

1973 - David Gates performed "Sail Around the World" on "American Bandstand."

1984 - Bryan Adams performed "Run To You" and "Kids Just Wanna Rock" on "American Bandstand."

1984 - The video for Chaka Khan's "I Feel For You" was aired on "American Bandstand."

1984 - Teena Marie performed "Lovergirl" on "American Bandstand."

2004 - It was reported that Dick Clark had suffered a mild stroke earlier in the week.


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I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.
- Groucho Marx




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