Here are some notable events from TV history for today:
- Elvis Presley made his last appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show" on this date in 1957.
- "Wild Kingdom" made its debut on NBC on this date in 1963. It was later syndicated.
- CBS broadcast Duke Ellington's concert from New York's Fifth Avenue Baptist Church on this date in 1966.
- Dick Clark debuted his show "Happening '68" on this date in 1968.
- "Schoohouse Rock" segments debuted on ABC's Saturday morning programming on this date in 1973 with the "Multiplication Rocks" segment, "My Hero Zero."
- "I Dream of Jeannie" made it to its 100th episode on this date in 1973.
- "A.M. America" debuted on ABC on this date in 1975.
- HBO signed a seven fight deal with HBO in this date in 1988.
- The Hollyood Walk of Fame got several new stars on this date in 1999 as Bob Newhart, Alex Trebek, Dennis Franz, and Buffalo Bob Smith all got stars.
- Fox debuted "Joe Millionaire" on this date in 2003.
Here are some notable birthdays for today:
- Loretta Young was born on this date.
- Bonnie Franklin, Ann Romano from "One Day at a Time" was also born on this date.