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September 4, 1972

On September 4, 1972, ‘The Price Is Right’ premiered on CBS television. As of 2020 it is the longest running game show on American TV. It also immediately became the one show since 1972 that all grandchildren in the US … Continue reading

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August 9, 1956

On August 9, 1956, the first statewide, state-supported educational network went on the air in Alabama. WBIQ in Birmingham and WAIQ in Andalusia started airing programs as members of the Alabama Educational Television Commission. Several important programs were broadcast to … Continue reading

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March 13, 2002

On March 13, 2002, the Fox television network aired “Celebrity Boxing”. Eighteen years later, Twisted-History proposed that Fox air “Presidential Boxing” and have Donald Trump and Joe Biden get in the ring and throw some punches. Biden shouted “Hell yeah! … Continue reading

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January 27, 1926

On January 27, 1926, Scottish inventor, John Baird, demonstrated his pictorial transmission machine, which he also called a television. He said the picture only came in black, white, and grey and he wanted to know “why ye needed any more … Continue reading

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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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