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< THIS DATE IN TV HISTORY

5 Oct

On October 5, 1947 Harry Truman became the first President to deliver a White House address to the nation via television. The number of U.S. homes with TVs was less than 50,000 at that time, so most Americans would still have been listening on radio.

TODAY’S TV BIRTHDAYS:

Bill Dana                     1924

Jeff Conaway            1950

Daniel Baldwin         1960

Josie Bissett              1970

Parminder Nagra   1975

ALSO BORN ON THIS DATE:

Larry Fine         1902 (died in 1975)

Allen Ludden   1917 (died in 1981)

Bernie Mac       1957 (died in 2008)

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