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Today in TV: January 7, 2014

katie Couric
katie Couric
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Here are some highlights from TV history for today:

  • On this date in 1926, vaudeville performers and future radio and TV stars, George Burns and Gracie Allen were married.
  • A TV that allowed viewers to view two different screens at the same time, the Duoscopic TV receiver was unveiled on this date in 1954.
  • The TV show, "Fame," based on the movie debuted on this date in 1982.
  • The "Dukes of Hazard" made it to its 100th episode on this date in 1983.

Here are some notable birthdays for today:

  • TV news anchor and current Yahoo! news anchor Katie Couric was born today.
  • David Caruso of "NYPD Blue" and "CSI: Miami" celebrates a birth today.
  • Erin Gray, who portrayed Wilma Deering on "Buck Rogers in the 25th Century" was born on this date.
  • Billy The Blue Power Ranger, celebrates a birth today.
  • David Marciano, who plays Virgil on "Homeland" was born today.
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