Here are some notable events from TV history for today:
- Actress Joan Blondell appeared on a TV show for the first time in the episode, "Pot of Gold" on "Airflyte Theater" on this date in 1951.
- On this date in 1974, "The Six Million Dollar Man" debuted on ABC.
- The "All in The Family" spinoff "The Jeffersons" made its debut on CBS on this date in 1975.
- On this date in 1976, 80 million viewers tuned in to Super Bowl X on CBS to watch the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Dallas Cowboys 21-17.
- CBS aired the 100th episode of "Good Times" on this date in 1978.
- PBS reached the 100 million viewer threshold during the week of January 12-18 for the first time in 1987.
- On this date in 1995, CBS aired the 100th episode of "Northern Exposure."
- The last episode of "Batman Beyond" aired on this date in 2001 on The Cartoon Network.
Here are some notable birthdays for today:
Jason Segel of "Freaks and Geeks" and "How I Met Your Mother" was born today.
WWE wrestler, Ted DiBiase celebrates a birthday today.