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Today in
Television History

1950 - Bob Hope made his first television appearance on "Star-Spangled Review" on NBC-TV.

1965 - The Rolling Stones made their first live appearance on British TV's "Ready Steady Go!"

1974 - Janet Jackson, at age 7, appeared on the TV show "The Jacksons" for the first time.

1986 - It was announced that Patrick Duffy's character on the TV show Dallas would be returning after being killed off in the previous season.

2000 - The final episode of "Pacific Blue" aired.

2000 - CBS-TV aired "Failsafe." It was the first live full-length show to be aired by CBS in 39 years.

2002 - U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft appeared on David Letterman's "Late Show."


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Today in
American Bandstand History

1966 - Beau Brummels performed "One Too Many Mornings" on "American Bandstand."

1977 - Enchantment performed "Gloria" on "American Bandstand."

1977 - Shaun Cassidy performed "Da Doo Ron Ron" on "American Bandstand."

1983 - Oxo performed "Whirly Girl" and "My Ride" on "American Bandstand."

1983 - Stephen Bishop performed "It Might Be You" on "American Bandstand."


Television Quotes

If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.
- John Lennon




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