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Today in
Television History

1964 - CBS-TV acquired the rights to televise the National Football League’s 1964-1965 regular season. The move cost CBS $14.1 million a year. The NFL stayed on CBS for 30 years.

2001 - In Colorado Springs, CO, Patrick Murphy Jr. and Donald Newbury were taken into custody after a 5-minute phone interview was granted with a TV station. They were the remaining fugitives of the "Texas 7."

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Today in
American Bandstand History

1958 - Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers performed "Goody Goody" on "American Bandstand."

1961 - Johnny Burnette performed "Little Boy Sad" on "American Bandstand."

1970 - Joe South performed "Walk a Mile in My Shoes" on "American Bandstand."

Television Quotes

"I just want to say to the kids out there watching: You can do anything you want in life. Unless Jay Leno wants to do it too."
- Conan OBrien

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