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Today in TV: February 28, 2014.

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Here is today's obituary:

Mr. Ed died on this date in 1979.

Here are some notable events in TV history for today:

  • On this date in 1954, the first American, cinemicrography film was aired on American TV. The film, "Birth of a Planet" was aired in San Francisco.
  • The final episode of "MASH" set a record on this date in 1983, when it became the most watched TV show to that date.
  • The Perry Mason movie, "The Case of the Avenging Ace" aired on this date in 1988.
  • ABC announced that John Madden would be replacing Dennis Miller on "Monday Night Football" and would be granted a four-year $20 million contract.

Here are some notable birthdays for today:

  • Gavin McLeod of "Love Boat," "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," and "McHale's Navy" was born on this date.
  • Ali Larter from "Heroes" observes a birthday today.

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  • Steve Nash
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  • Peter Gabriel
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  • Train
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  • Rascal Flatts
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