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Today in
Television History

1950 - "Beat the Clock" premiered on CBS-TV.

1967 - The 100th episode of "Bewitched" was aired on ABC.

1973 - The last airing of "Concentration" took place. The show had been on NBC for 15 years.

1981 - CBS Television announced plans to reduce "Captain Kangaroo" to a 30-minute show each weekday morning.

1987 - The Soul Train Music Awards debuted. It was the first televised awards ceremony to pay exclusive homage to black producers, songwriters and recording artists in the music industry.

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Today in
American Bandstand History

1959 - Franie Ford performed "Sea Cruise" on "American Bandstand."

1968 - The Sunshine Company performed "Look, Here Comes the Sun" on "American Bandstand."

1968 - Tommy Boyce & Bobby Hart performed "I Wonder What She's Doing Tonight" and "Goodbye Baby" on "American Bandstand."

1974 - Moments performed "Sexy Mama" on "American Bandstand."

1984 - George Thorogood & the Destroyers performed "Gear Jammer" and "Long Gone" on "American Bandstand."

1984 - DeBarge performed "Rhythm of the Night" 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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