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Image result for JOHNNY CARSON BEGAN HOSTING THE TONIGHT SHOW IN 1962

On this day in 1962, Johnny Carson began hosting the “Tonight”
show on NBC television. He was introduced by Groucho Marx
(left) who warmed up the audience with a 15-minute monologue.

Jack Paar was the previous host of the show. Carson stayed with
the late night talk show for nearly 30 years. 

Johnny Carson and Ed McMahon in The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962)

Johnny Carson with second banana Ed McMahon (left).

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Talk show host Johnny Carson wipes his eye after
watching a series of clips from earlier shows during
the last taping of the "Tonight Show" in 1992.

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