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Today in
Television History

1962 - The Beatles first appeared on Great Britain's Grenada TV Network.

1972 - The TV movie "Sandcastles" aired. It was the first TV movie to use a single camera videotape system.

1995 - Rhino Home Video released 58 episodes of "The Monkees" on 21 cassettes. It was the largest video boxed set to be released.

1997 - Warren G filed a lawsuit against Garth Brooks, his company Blue Rose Inc., and Home Box Office Inc. The suit alleged that Brooks had infringed on the trademarked circled "g" logo.


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Today in
American Bandstand History

1958 - Roy Hamilton performed "Pledging My Love" on "American Bandstand."

1962 - Frank Ifield performed "I Remember You" on "American Bandstand."

1964 - Jerry Lee Lewis performed "High Heeled Sneakers" on "American Bandstand."

1970 - The O'Kaysions performed "Girl Watcher" and "Love Machine" on "American Bandstand."

1970 - The Moments performed "Love on a Two-Way Street" and "If I Didn't Care" on "American Bandstand."

1980 - Ronnie Milsap performed "There's No Gettin' Over Me" on "American Bandstand."


Television Quotes

If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.
- John Lennon




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