December 28, 2013
Here are some notable events from TV history for today:
- After five years on the air, the early children's program, "Ding Dong School" closed up shop on this date in 1956.
- On this date in 1997, Neil Simon adapted his play, "The Sunshine Boys" for TV. It featured Woody Allen and Peter Falk.
Here are some notable birthdays for today:
- Former Marvel Comics chief Stan Lee was born today. "The Hulk," "Spiderman" , and "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." are among the TV shows made from Marvel Comics.
- Martin Milner of "Adam 12" fame was born on this date.
- Maggie Smith, respected actress known for her work these days on "Downton Abbey" celebrates a birth today.
- Seth Myers of "Saturday Night Live" fame was born today.
- Nichelle Nichols, Lieutenant Uhura from "Star Trek" observes a birth day, today.