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Today in
Television History

1957 - Walter Cronkite began hosting "The 20th Century." The show aired until January 4, 1970.

1985 - The movie "I Dream of Jeannie: 15 Years Later" aired.

1991 - The movie "I Still Dream of Jeannie" aired.

1993 - Attorney General Janet Reno warned the TV industry to limit the violence in their programs.

2004 - ABC announced that they had dropped the option to carry the annual Miss America pageant. The September 18, 2004, pageant drew a record low 9.8 million viewers.


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Today in
American Bandstand History

1984 - John Cafferty & the Beaver Brown Band performed "On the Dark Side" and "Tender Years" on "American Bandstand."

1984 - David Bowie's video for "Blue Jean" was played on "American Bandstand."

1984 - Champaign performed "Off and On Love" 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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