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The year 1953 in television involved some significant events. Below is a list of television-related events in 1953. This page indexes the individual year in television pages. ... The table of years in television is a tabular display of all years in television, for overview and quick navigation to any year. ... The year 1943 in television involved some significant events. ... See also: 1943 in television, other events of 1944, 1945 in television and the list of years in television. // Events May 22 - The FCC increases its limits for single ownership of television stations from three to five. ... See also: 1944 in television, other events of 1945, 1946 in television and the list of years in television. Television shows The Voice of Firestone Televues (1943-1947). ... The year 1946 in television involved some significant events. ... See also: 1946 in television, other events of 1947, 1948 in television and the list of years in television. // Events January 30 – The FCC rejects CBS color television system. ... See also: 1947 in television, other events of 1948, 1949 in television and the list of years in television. // Events January 5 - BBC Television Newsreel first broadcast. ... See also: 1948 in television, other events of 1949, 1950 in television and the list of years in television. // Events January 3 - Colgate Theatre premieres on NBC. January 11 - A 2 hour special on all networks celebrates the linking of the eastern and midwestern networks via coaxial cable. ... See also: 1949 in television, other events of 1950, 1951 in television and the list of years in television. // Events February 12 - European Broadcasting Union (EBU) inaugurated. ... See also: 1950 in television, other events of 1951, 1952 in television and the list of years in television. // Events May 28 - The US Supreme Court upholds the FCCs approval of the CBS color television system. ... See also: 1951 in television, other events of 1952, 1953 in television and the list of years in television. // Events February 15 - The funeral of King George VI is televised in the UK. August 1 - First TV broadcast in the Dominican Republic by La Voz Dominicana, a TV station based... The year 1954 in television involved some significant events. ... See also: 1954 in television, other events of 1955, 1956 in television and the list of years in television. // Events April 1 - The DuMont Television network drastically cuts back its programming. ... This is a list of television-related events in 1956. ... The year 1957 in television involved some significant events. ... The year 1958 in television involved some significant events. ... See also: 1958 in television, other events of 1959, 1960 in television and the list of years in television. For the American network television schedule, please see 1959-60 American network television schedule. ... See also: 1959 in television, other events of 1960, 1961 in television and the list of years in television. For the American network television schedule, please see 1960-61 American network television schedule. ... See also: 1960 in television, other events of 1961, 1962 in television and the list of years in television. For the American network television schedule, please see 1961-62 American network television schedule. ... See also: 1961 in television, other events of 1962, 1963 in television and the list of years in television. For the American network television schedule, please see 1962-63 American network television schedule. ... See also: 1962 in television, other events of 1963, 1964 in television and the list of years in television. For the American network television schedule, please see 1963-64 American network television schedule. ... Events May 1 - Springbok Radio became the first commercial radio station in South Africa. ... The year 1951 in radio involved some significant events. ... The year 1952 in radio involved some significant events. ... The year 1953 in radio involved some significant events. ... The year 1954 in radio involved some significant events. ... // September 22 - The character Grace Archer dies in the BBC serial The Archers, a spoiler for the launch of ITV on the same day. ... The year 1956 in radio involved some significant events. ... See also: 1949 in film 1950 1951 in film 1950s in film 1940s in film years in film film // Events February 15 - Walt Disney Studios animated film Cinderella debuts. ... See also: 1950 in film 1951 1952 in film 1950s in film 1940s in film years in film film Events Sweden - May Britt is scouted by Italian film-makers Carlo Ponti and Mario Soldati Top grossing films North America David and Bathsheba Show Boat tie The Great Caruso and An... // Events February 20 - The film The African Queen opens (Capitol Theater in New York City). ... The year 1953 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1954 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1955 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1956 in film involved some significant events. ... This page indexes the individual years pages. ... Year 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... January 7 - President Harry S. Truman announces the United States has developed a hydrogen bomb. ... Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1955 Gregorian calendar). ... A car from 1956 Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This page indexes the individual years pages. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... The 1920s is sometimes referred to as the Jazz Age or the Roaring Twenties, usually applied to America. ... The 1930s (years from 1930–1939) were described as an abrupt shift to more radical and conservative lifestyles, as countries were struggling to find a solution to the Great Depression, also known as the World Depression. ... The 1940s decade ran from 1940 to 1949. ... The 1950s decade refers to the years 1950 to 1959 inclusive. ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from 1960 to 1969. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, also called The Seventies. ... The 1980s refers to the years from 1980 to 1989. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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See also: 1952 in architecture, other events of 1953, 1954 in architecture and the architecture timeline. ... See also: 1952 in literature, other events of 1953, 1954 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1952 in music, other events of 1953, 1954 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // Events Arthur Bliss replaces Arnold Bax as Master of the Queens Musick. ... See also: Other events of 1953 List of years in science . ... January 7 - President Harry S. Truman announces the United States has developed a hydrogen bomb. ...

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Events

The BBC's 'Television Symbol', known as the 'bat's wings' by logo enthusiasts, first appeared in December this year. It would remain until 1960.

Image File history File links The BBCs Television Symbol, used from 2 December 1953 to 1960. ... Image File history File links The BBCs Television Symbol, used from 2 December 1953 to 1960. ... Year 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 19th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses of terms redirecting here, see US (disambiguation), USA (disambiguation), and United States (disambiguation) Motto In God We Trust(since 1956) (From Many, One; Latin, traditional) Anthem The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City National language English (de facto)1 Demonym American... I Love Lucy is a television situation comedy, starring Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball, also featuring Vivian Vance and William Frawley. ... is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 49th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Lucille Désirée Ball (August 6, 1911 – April 26, 1989) was an iconic American comedian, actress and star of the landmark sitcoms I Love Lucy, The Lucy Show, and Heres Lucy. ... Desi Arnaz (born Desiderio Alberto Arnaz y de Acha III) (March 2, 1917 – December 2, 1986) was a Cuban musician, actor, comedian and television producer. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... Year 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1955 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 57th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Bishop Sheen was known for his dynamic and thoughtful preaching Archbishop Fulton John Sheen (May 8, 1895 - December 9, 1979) became televisions first preacher of note on the airways in the late 1940s on the DuMont Television Network. ... Life Is Worth Living was a popular inspirational American television series which aired on the DuMont Television Network from 1952 to 1955, and then until 1957 on ABC. Hosted by Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, the series consisted mainly of Sheen speaking to the camera and discussing moral issues of the... Julius Caesar is a tragedy by William Shakespeare. ... Soviet redirects here. ... Josef Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili (Georgian: , Ioseb Besarionis Dze Jughashvili; Russian: , Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili) (December 18 [O.S. December 6] 1878[1] – March 5, 1953), better known by his adopted name, Joseph Stalin (alternatively transliterated Josef Stalin), was General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Unions Central Committee from... is the 76th day of the year (77th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Patrick George Troughton (25 March 1920 – 28 March 1987) was a versatile and prolific English actor known in his role as the second incarnation of the Doctor in the long running British science-fiction television series Doctor Who, which he played from 1966 until 1969. ... For other uses, see Robin Hood (disambiguation). ... is the 111th day of the year (112th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the BBC radio station, see BBC Radio 1. ... is the 84th day of the year (85th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the broadcast network. ... RCA, formerly an acronym for the Radio Corporation of America, is now a trademark owned by Thomson SA through RCA Trademark Management S.A., a company owned by Thomson. ... is the 93rd day of the year (94th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... TV Guide is the name of two North American weekly magazines about television programming, one in the United States and one in Canada. ... is the 145th day of the year (146th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... KUHT or Houston PBS (VHF channel 8 in Houston, Texas) is a PBS television affiliate operated by the University of Houston. ... Houston redirects here. ... is the 153rd day of the year (154th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... A asses is a ceremony marking the investment of a monarch with regal power through, amongst other symbolic acts, the placement of a crown upon his or her head. ... Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of sixteen sovereign states, holding each crown and title equally. ... is the 199th day of the year (200th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Quatermass Experiment is a British television science-fiction serial, transmitted by BBC Television in the summer of 1953. ... Information Gender Male Age 50s–70s Occupation Rocket scientist Title Professor Children 1 daughter, Paula Relatives 1 granddaughter, Hettie Portrayed by Various Created by Nigel Kneale Professor Bernard Quatermass is a fictional character, originally created by the writer Nigel Kneale for BBC Television. ... Nigel Kneale (born Thomas Nigel Kneale on April 18, 1922 in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England, UK) is a Manx television and film scriptwriter, who has worked mostly in the UK. He is best known for his creation of the character of Professor Bernard Quatermass, who has appeared in three... For the BBC radio station, see BBC Radio 1. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... This article is about the state. ... A variety show is a show with a variety of acts, often including music and comedy skits, especially on television. ... is the 242nd day of the year (243rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the television network. ... Kukla, Fran and Ollie, was an early television show using puppets, originally created for children but soon watched by more adults than children. ... is the 292nd day of the year (293rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... In this CBS publicity photo of Arthur Godfrey Time, vocalist Patti Clayton is seen at the far right and Godfrey sits in the foreground. ... Julius La Rosa (born January 2, 1930) is an American pop singer, specializing in traditional pop music. ... is the 296th day of the year (297th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... DWWX-TV, channel 2, is the flagship station of Philippine television network ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation. ... ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation (PSE: ABS) (ABS-CBN: Alto Broadcasting System-Chronicle Broadcasting Network), a Philippine multi-media conglomerate, is the largest integrated media and entertainment company in the Philippines with an asset base of more than P 28 billion (US$613 million) as of current 2007. ... is the 326th day of the year (327th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... FCC redirects here. ... The Colgate Comedy Hour was an American musical variety television show that ran on the NBC network from November 1950 to December 1955. ... is the 336th day of the year (337th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Television presentation refers to the way in which television stations present themselves between programs. ... December 17 is the 351st day of the year (352nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... FCC redirects here. ... Year 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... NTSC is the analog television system in use in Canada, Japan, Mexico, the Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan, the United States, and some other countries, mostly in the Americas (see map). ... is the 358th day of the year (359th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the television network. ... Dragnet opening frame from the 1967 version. ... is the 364th day of the year (365th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The name Westinghouse can refer to any number of devices and independent businesses that trace their roots to the work of George Westinghouse: People George Westinghouse, founder of Westinghouse Electric Corporation Places George Westinghouse Bridge in East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Westinghouse Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Devices Westinghouse air brake, patented by...

Debuts

is the 201st day of the year (202nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Good Old Days was a popular BBC television light entertainment television programme which ran from 1953 to 1983. ... BBC Television is a service of the British Broadcasting Corporation which began in 1932. ... Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 272nd day of the year (273rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Danny Thomas Show (also known as Make Room for Daddy for the first three seasons) was a comedy television series starring Danny Thomas, Jean Hagen, Rusty Hamer, Sherry Jackson and Louise Beavers. ... Danny Thomas (January 6, 1914 - February 6, 1991) was an American nightclub comedian and television and film actor of Lebanese Maronite Catholic descent. ... This article is about the broadcast network. ... Also Nintendo emulator: 1964 (emulator). ... is the 315th day of the year (316th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Panorama is a long-running current affairs documentary series on BBC television, launched in 1953 and focusing on investigative journalism. ... For other uses, see BBC (disambiguation). ... is the 335th day of the year (336th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... General Motors Theatre (also known as CBC Theatre and General Motors Presents) was a Canadian television anthology series, which ran on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation under its various titles from 1953 until 1961. ... Radio-Canada redirects here. ... For other uses, see Flash Gordon (disambiguation). ... Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Steve Holland (1924-1997) Was an American actor and model. ... Romper Room was a childrens television series which ran in the United States from 1953 to 1994 as well as at various times in Canada, Australia, Northern Ireland, Great Britain, Puerto Rico and Japan. ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) The year 1994 was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by the United Nations. ...

Television shows

listed by starting year

Muffin the Mule is a puppet character in television programmes for children. ... Year 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full 1946 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1955 Gregorian calendar). ... The Gillette Cavalcade of Sports was a radio, and later television program that included a variety of sports, although primarily remembered by many for its focus on [boxing]]. The Gillette “Cavalcade of Sports” officially began on radio in 1942 as the Gillette Company grouped various existing sports sponsorships under one... Year 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full 1946 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Author Meets the Critics was an American TV series which began as a mid-season replacement on NBC during April 1948, but moved to ABC in 1949. ... Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Kukla, Fran and Ollie was an early television show using puppets, originally created for children but soon watched by more adults than children. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... Howdy Doody was a childrens television program (with a decidedly frontier/western theme, although other themes also colored the show) that aired on NBC in the United States from 1947 until 1960. ... Year 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1947 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Kraft Television Theatre. ... Meet the Press (MTP) is a weekly television news show produced by NBC. It started as a radio show in 1945 as American Mercury Presents: Meet the Press, originating from WRC-AM in Washington. ... Candid Camera is a long-running television series, created and produced by Allen Funt, which initially began on radio as Candid Microphone June 28, 1947. ... Year 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the 1948 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Television Newsreel was a British television programme, the first regular news programme to be made in the UK. Produced by the BBC and screened on the BBC Television Service from 1948 to 1954, it adapted the traditional cinema newsreel form for the television audience, covering news and current affairs stories... The Ed Sullivan Show was an American television variety show that ran from June 20, 1948 to June 6, 1971, and was hosted by former entertainment columnist Ed Sullivan. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. ... One of the most famous examples of early U.S. television broadcasting was Texaco Star Theater, the variety show that made Milton Berle a household name. ... One of the most famous examples of early U.S. television broadcasting was Texaco Star Theater, the variety show that made Milton Berle a household name. ... Pinto Colvig, the original Bozo the Clown (circa 1948) Bozo the Clown (also known as Bozo), is the name of a clown whose widespread franchising in early television made him the best-known clown character in the United States. ... Come Dancing BBC TV ballroom dancing competition show that ran on and off from 1949 to 1995, becoming one of televisions longest-running shows. ... Year 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... Martin Kane, Private Eye was a 1949-52 radio series, sponsored by U.S. Tobacco. ... 1931 book by Gertrude Berg with an introduction by Eddie Cantor The Goldbergs was a comedy-drama broadcast from 1929 to 1946 on American radio and later seen as a television situation comedy (1949-56). ... The Voice of Firestone was a weekly broadcast of the best in classical music, as performed by the nations most popular composers. ... For other uses, see 1963 (disambiguation). ... Hawkins Falls was the first successful television soap opera. ... The Cisco Kid is a fictional Mexican cowboy character created by author O. Henry in his short story The Caballeros Way published in 1907 in the short story collection Heart of the West. ... Year 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... A car from 1956 Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... George Burns & Gracie Allen Burns and Allen were an American comedy duo consisting of George Burns and his wife, Gracie Allen. ... Jack Benny (born Benjamin Kubelsky, February 14, 1894 – December 26, 1974) was a comedian, vaudeville performer, film actor, and one of the most prominent early stars of American radio and television. ... Action Comics #127 (December 1948), featuring Superman appearing on the show with Ralph Edwards Truth or Consequences was an American quiz show, originally hosted on radio by Ralph Edwards from 1940 to 1957, and later on television by Edwards himself from 1950 to 1951, Jack Bailey from 1954 to 1955... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... Whats My Line? was a weekly panel game show produced by Mark Goodson and Bill Todman for CBS television. ... Year 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the 1967 Gregorian calendar. ... Your Hit Parade was a popular United States music radio and television program. ... Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Your Show of Shows was a live sketch comedy television series appearing weekly in the United States, from 1950 until June 5, 1954, featuring Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca. ... Love of Life was an American soap opera which aired on CBS from September 24, 1951 to February 1, 1980. ... Search for Tomorrow was a soap opera which started airing on Monday, September 3, 1951 on CBS. The show was moved from CBS, its original broadcaster, on Friday, March 26, 1982, with NBC picking it up on the following Monday, March 29, 1982. ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... Hallmark Hall of Fame is a long running anthology program on American television. ... The Roy Rogers Show was a black and white American television series that ran for 6 seasons from December 30, 1951 to June 9, 1957 on NBC. With a total of 100 episodes. ... Dick Clark, host of American Bandstand American Bandstand was a long-running dance music television show that aired in various versions from 1952 to 1989. ... Year 1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... Life Is Worth Living was a popular inspirational American television series which aired on the DuMont Television Network from 1952 to 1955, and then until 1957 on ABC. Hosted by Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, the series consisted mainly of Sheen speaking to the camera and discussing moral issues of the... My Little Margie is a situation comedy that seesawed between CBS and NBC from 1952 to 1955. ... Year 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1955 Gregorian calendar). ... The Nelson family The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, an American radio and television series, was once the longest-running, live-action situation comedy on American television, having aired on ABC from 1952 to 1966 after a ten-year run on radio. ... Year 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the 1966 Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the television series. ... Year 1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jan. ... Guiding Light (known as The Guiding Light prior to 1975, GL) is an American television program credited by the Guinness Book of World Records as being the longest-running soap opera in production and the longest running drama in television history. ... Today, commonly referred to as The Today Show to avoid ambiguity, is an American morning news and talk show airing weekday mornings on the NBC television network. ... This Is Your Life was a television documentary series hosted by its producer, Ralph Edwards. ... Year 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Ending this year

is the 177th day of the year (178th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Kaleidoscope was a British television programme, transmitted on the BBC Television Service from 1946 until 1953. ... January 7 - President Harry S. Truman announces the United States has developed a hydrogen bomb. ... Café Continental was a British television variety show, transmitted on the BBC Television Service from 1947 to 1953. ... Illustrator J.J. Goulds 1930 drawing of Amos and Andy for New Movie Magazine Amos & Andy (also rendered as Amos n Andy) was a situation comedy popular in the United States from the 1920s through the 1950s. ... Comedy show first hosted by comedian Ernie Kovacs in Philadelphia during the early 50s, then shown on national televison, still hosted by Kovacs, during the rest of that decade. ...

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