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September 6, 1952

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 1952, Canadia began broadcasting TV for the first time. The first Canadian TV broadcast was on CBC TV and it was the CBC TV show “Let’s See”. “Let’s See” was a puppet show which … Continue reading

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March 30, 1964

The category is debuted and the answer is Jeopardy. What happened on this date in Twisted-History in 1964, Art?

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December 23, 1922

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1922, the British Broadcasting Corporation began its daily news broadcasts on radio and would continue on television when TVs became popular and common place. Penguins would not be added as part of the standard … Continue reading

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December 2, 1952

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1952 the first televised human birth was shown to the public on KOA-TV Denver, CO. Young boys in Denver watched and went EWWWWWWWW! while the girls immediately swore off sex for life.

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November 20, 1995

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1995 Princess Diana admitted to being unfaithful to Prince Charles during an interview that was broadcast on BBC Television. In a survey that was taken immediately after the televised program 50% of the viewers … Continue reading

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September 24, 1977

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1977 the iconic 70’s TV show “The Love Boat” debuted on ABC. The TV sitcom followed the adventures of the crew of the cruise-liner the “Pacific Princess” and usually involved three separate story-lines tied … Continue reading

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August 17, 2012

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 2012, Gay pride events were banned for a century in Moscow, which is not surprising as it is a dour and depressing city where nothing fun ever happens. Even the homosexuals in Moscow are … Continue reading

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August 1, 1996

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1996, M2, MTV’s second TV channel launched. It actually played music videos.

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June 25, 1951

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1951 in New York, the first regular commercial color TV transmissions were presented on CBS using the FCC-approved CBS Color System. The general public did not own color TV’s at the time.

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May 19, 1992

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1992 U.S. Vice President Dan Quayle criticized the CBS sitcom “Murphy Brown” for having its title character decide to bear a child out of wedlock. He wrote “It is disappointing that CBS woulde allow … Continue reading

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