Here are some notable events in TV history for today:
- On this date in 1969, "This is Tom Jones" debuted.
- The 100th episode of "Barnaby Jones" aired on this date in 1977.
- On this date in 1979, one of TV's most expensive flops, "Supertrain" aired.
- The "Mork and Mindy" pilot movie aired on this date in 1978. The first episode of the series would air on September 14 of 1978.
- "Magum: P.I." made it to 100 episodes on this date in 1985.
- "America's Most Wanted" debuted on this date in 1988.
- Mary Tyler Moore and Valerie Harper reunited for a TV special based on their "Mary Tyler Moore Show" characters on this date in 2000.
- MTV2 was relaunched for the second time on this date in 2005.
Here are some notable birthdays for today:
Ashton Kutcher from "That 70s Show" and "Two and a Half Men" was born on this date.
James Spader from "The Blacklist" celebrates a birthday today.