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Today in TV: February 22, 2014.

The Monkees
The Monkees
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Here are some important dates in TV history:

  • On this date in 1954, Don MacNeil's "Breakfast Club" radio show was simulcast on TV for the first time.
  • "The Monkees" was aired in a 22-hour marathon on MTV on this date in 1986.

Here are some notable birthdays for today:

  • Robert Kardashian, who became a TV celebrity during the O.J. Simpson murder trial and father of reality TV's Kardashian sisters was born on this date.
  • Steve Irwin, "The Crocodile Hunter" was born today.
  • Zach Roerig, from "As the World Turns" and "The Vampire Diaries" observes a birthday today.