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What was on TV the day you were born?

Discussion in 'TV Show Talk' started by cj9788, May 21, 2011.

  1. flexoffset

    flexoffset Godfather

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    ABC
    The Mod Squad
    Movie of the week (Five Desperate Women)
    Marcus Welby, MD

    CBS
    Hawaii Five-O
    Cannon

    NBC
    Ironside
    Sarge

    Other shows:
    Bewitched, Newlywed Game, Dating Game, Lucy, Bev. Hillbillies, Gomer Pyle USMC, and lots of game shows.
     
  2. klang

    klang Hall Of Fame

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    ABC

    The Wonderful World of Disney
    The Man from Blackhawk
    77 Sunset Strip
    The Detectives Starring Robert Taylor

    CBS

    Rawhide
    Hotel de Paree
    The Twilight Zone

    NBC

    Troubleshooters
    Masquerade Party
    Jackpot Bowling Starring Milton Berle :lol:

    Surprisingly I've hear of most of them.
     
  3. lwilli201

    lwilli201 Hall Of Fame

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    Nothing but dead air in March 1940.
     
  4. Laxguy

    Laxguy Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense.

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    I'm sure something was being broad- or narrow!- cast back then, if only for testing in NBC or RCA labs....
     
  5. MysteryMan

    MysteryMan Well-Known Member DBSTalk Club

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    That's so far back I can't remember.
     
  6. STEVEN-H

    STEVEN-H Member

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    There was no TV. We did have radio! Some years later when TV did come out I became one of the first remote controls..Dad would say "go change the channel"
     
  7. Pete K.

    Pete K. Icon

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    It was a long, long time ago:


    CBS
    Draw to Win
    Crime Syndicated
    Suspense
    Hunted Down New
    Danger
    A Buck Is a Buck New

    Dumont
    Keep Posted
    Battle of the Ages
    Quick on the Draw

    What's the Story?

    NBC

    Fireside Theatre
    To Stand Alone New
    Armstrong Circle Theatre
    The Portrait New
    The Original Amateur Hour


    Outside of prime time, there was "Search for Tomorrow" and "Kate Smith".
     
  8. Go Beavs

    Go Beavs Hall Of Fame

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    This is pretty neat!

    Primetime on my birthday:

    ABC:
    That's my Mama
    Movie: Someone I Touched.

    CBS:
    Cannon
    The Manhunter

    NBC:
    Little House on the Prairie :) (Childhood Favorite)
    Lucas Tanner
    Petrocelli

    And on NBC when I should have been sleeping: The Tonight Show w/ Johnny Carson.
     
  9. Go Beavs

    Go Beavs Hall Of Fame

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    Oh, so you invented it??

    :lol:
     

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