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Today in TV: February 12. 2014

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Here is today's obituary:

Sid Caesar, television pioneer from "Your Show of Shows" died on this date.

Here are some notable events from today in TV history:

  • On this date in 1977, Carol Burnett as Eunice appeared on "The Gong Show." "The Family" sketch was spun off into a TV special in 1978 called "Eunice" and the 1982 NBC series, "Mama's Family."
  • On this date in 1978, NBC first aired the three-part miniseries with Paul Winfield as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Cicely Tyson as Coretta Scott King.
  • "Murder She Wrote" made it to 100 episodes on this date in 1989.

Here are some notable birthdays for today:

  • Voice actress Tara Strong, who voices Timmy on "Fairly Odd Parents" was born today.

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