Here are some notable events in TV history for today:
- On this date in 1983, PBS broadcast a live open-heart surgery.
- "Gimme a Break!" was broadcast live on this date in 1985. The first live sitcom broadcast since the 1950s.
- The Perry Mason movie, "The Case of the Lost Love" aired on this date in 1987.
- NBC aired "Schindler's List" with limited commercial interruption and uncensored on this date in 1997.
Here are some notable birthdays for today:
- Aziz Ansari of "Parks and Recreation" was born on this date.
- Reality star-turned actress, Niecy Nash observes a birthday today.
- Patricia Richardson of "Home Improvement" celebrates a birthday today.