Today in TV History 10/30





Today is Saturday, October 30, 2021

Today in
Television History

1931 – NBC began putting a TV transmitter on top of the Empire State Building. The first experimental TV broadcast from the building was on December 22, 1931.

1986 – The 100th episode of “Cheers” aired on NBC-TV.

1990 – The 100th episode of “Matlock” aired on NBC.

1992 – The Perry Mason TV movie “The Case of the Heartbroken Bride” aired.

Today in
American Bandstand History

1971 – Freda Payne performed “You Brought the Joy” and “Bring the Boys Home” on “American Bandstand.”

1976 – Flash Cadillac & the Continental Kids performed “Did You Boogie” on “American Bandstand.”

1976 – Marilyn McCoo & Billi Davis, Jr. performed “You Don’t Have To Be A Star, Baby” on “American Bandstand.”

1982 – Janet Jackson performed “Young Love” on “American Bandstand.”

1982 – Laura Branigan performed “Gloria” on “American Bandstand.”



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