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Today in
Television History

1952 - The first video recorder was demonstrated by John Mullin and Wayne Johnson in Beverly Hills, CA.

1984 - Gary Coleman, at age 13, underwent his second kidney transplant in Los Angeles. He had his first transplant at age 5.

2001 - ABC-TV aired the "I Love Lucy 50th Anniversary" special. The show featured never before seen footage.

2010 - Gene Shalit left "The Today Show" after more than 40 years on the show.


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Today in
American Bandstand History

1960 - Santo & Johnny performed "Twistin' Bells" on "American Bandstand."

1967 - Van Morrison performed "Brown Eyed Girl" on "American Bandstand."


Television Quotes

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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