Here are some notable events in TV history for today:
- The final episode of "Lost in Space" aired on this date in 1968.
- "An Evening with Diana Ross" aired on this date in 1977 on NBC.
- "The Six Million Dollar Man" made it to 100 episodes on this date in 1978.
- Walter Cronkite ended his 19-year old career on CBS news on this date in 1981.
- "Simon and Simon" made it to 100 episodes on this date in 1986.
- "In the Heat of the Night" debuted on this date in 1988.
- "The Cosby Show" ended its run on this date in 1992.
Here are some notable birthdays for today:
- Lou Costello, partner of Bud Abbott, who brought their act to TV was born on this date.
- Connie Britton from "Nashville" and "Friday Night Lights" observes a birthday today.