January 7, 2014
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.
- Dustin Diamond, aka "Screech" from "Saved by the Bell" observes a birth date 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.