December 27, 2013
Here are some notable events in TV history for today:
- On a program called "Puppet Playhouse Presents" America is introduced to beloved children's character, Howdy Doody.
- Motown hit makers, The Supremes made their "Ed Sullivan Show" debut on this date in 1964.
- On this date in 1971, "The Sonny and Cher Show" debuts on CBS.
- The "Dallas" spinoff "Knots Landing" debuted on CBS on this date in 1979.
Here are some notable birthdays for today:
- "Today Show" co-anchor, Savannah Guthrie was born on this date.
- WWE Diva Joan Marie Laurer, alias Chyna, celebrates a birthday today.
- Long-time TV anchor, John Amos, best known for his role as James Evans on "Good Times" was born on this date.
- Masi Oka, who played the part of Hiro, on the series, "Heroes" observes a birthday today.
- TV news anchor, Cokie Roberts was born on this date.