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Today in TV: January 6, 2014

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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 Perry Mason TV movie, "The Case of the Ruthless Reporter" aired on this date in 1991.
  • 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.

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