Here are some important events for this day in TV history:
- On this date in 1962, Gary "U.S." Bonds appeared on "The Ed Sullivan Show."
- On this date in 1981, "The Greatest American Hero" debuted.
- On this date in 1975, Maclean Stevenson was last seen on the series "MASH" when his character, Lt. Colonel Henry Blake died in transit to going home.
- On this date in 1990, NBC presented, "The Phantom of the Opera."
Here are some important birthdays for today:
Bruce Willis, who first came to prominence on the show, "Monnlighting" was born today.
Mary Scheer from "Madtv" observes a birthday today.
Josie Loren from ABC Family's "Make It or Break It' was born on this date.