HE’S MADE THE HALL OF FAME LIST!

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Singer Neil Diamond has been eligible for the Rock and Roll Hall
of Fame for several years now, but never got a nomination until
now. The 2011 class for the Cleveland hall made the induction 
announcement Tuesday. The ceremony will be in New York
City on March 14, 2011.

 

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FIRST USE OF VIDEOTAPE ON THIS DATE IN 1956

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The first commercial use of Videotape in Television was
with the Ampex VRX-1000 video recorder, shown above.
The broadcast was Douglas Edwards with The News on
CBS. It was a telecast from New York to the Television 
City studios of CBS in Hollywood.

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         Douglas Edwards, on the right, in the CBS- Newsroom.

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