Here are some notable events in TV history for today:
- On this date in 1946, Mutual starts broadcasting "20 Questions" on radio. It makes the jump to TV in three years.
- "What's My Line" debuted on CBS on this date in 1950.
- Fats Domino appeared on "The Perry Como Show" on this date in 1957 and performed "Blue Monday" and "Blueberry Hill."
- On this date in 1973, "The Midnight Special" concert show with Helen Reddy debuted on NBC.
- Seinfeld made it to 100 episodes on this date in 1995.
- On this date in 2003, Dick Wolf's version of "Dragnet" with Ed O' Neil as Joe Friday made its debut.
- On this date in 2005, it was announced that Martha Stewart would host a version of "The Apprentice."
Here are some notable birthdays for today:
- Farah Fawcett was born on this date.
- Tom Smothers of "The Smothers Brothers" celebrates a birthday today.