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TV HISTORY MADE ON THIS DAY IN 1953

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Sixty-eight percent of all TV sets in the U.S. were tuned to CBS-TV, as
Lucy Ricardo, of "I Love Lucy," gave birth to a baby boy, "Little Ricky".

The episode, "Lucy Goes to the Hospital", had actually been filmed on
November 14, 1952. Twelve hours before the broadcast of the episode,
Lucille Ball, actually gave birth to Desi Arnaz, Jr. by cesarean section.

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January 19, 1953

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Desi Arnaz, Jr. (born Desiderio Alberto Arnaz IV) is 62 today.

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TALENT SHOW DEBUT ON THIS DAY IN 1948

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The television debut of “The Original Amateur Hour” came on January
18, 1948 over the
DuMont Network with Ted Mack as the host. The show
was on the air for 22 years.

      

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NEWS MAKERS ON THIS DAY

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Camille Bohannon

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BOBBY GOLDSBORO IS 74 TODAY

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Florida born Pop singer Bobby Goldsboro recorded the song
"Honey" in 1968, which has sold more than one million copies
and played guitar for Roy Orbison for two years in the early
1960s.

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