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.