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Today in
Television History

1950 - "The Gene Autry Show" premiered on CBS-TV.

1962 - The "Telstar" communications satellite sent the first live TV broadcast to Europe.

1996 - WRAL-TV transmitted the first digital signal.

2007 - Drew Carey announced that he was the replacement for Bob Barker on "The Price is Right." The announcement was made in an interview on "Late Show with David Letterman."


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Today in
American Bandstand History

1966 - The Turtles performed "You Baby" on "American Bandstand."

1977 - Kenny Nolan performed "Love's Grown Deep" on "American Bandstand."

1983 - The Rockats performed "Burnin'" and "Make a Move" 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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