Today in Geek History – September 24

Geeky tidbits that we find interesting and hope you will too.

Today in Geek History - September 24
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Geeky tidbits that we find interesting and hope you will too.

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1908 – The first factory-built Ford Model T was completed which became affectionately known as the Tin Lizzie.
1948 – The Honda Motor Company is founded.
1952 – American fast food restaurant chain “KFC” [Kentucky Fried Chicken] opens its first franchise in Salt Lake City, Utah
1954 – “Tonight Show” premieres on NBC (Johnny takes over 8 years later)
1957 – “Jailhouse Rock” single released by Elvis Presley
1961 – “The Bullwinkle Show” premiered in prime time on NBC-TV. The show was originally on ABC in the afternoon as “Rocky and His Friends.”
1961 – The last episode of “I Love Lucy” is aired created by and featuring Lucille Ball and her husband Desi Arnaz, ran for 10 years.
1964 – “The Munsters” premieres on TV
1968 – “60 Minutes” premiered on CBS-TV.
1968 – “The Mod Squad” premiered on ABC-TV.
1977 – “The Love Boat” debuted on ABC-TV. The theme song was sung by Jack Jones and was written by Paul Williams and Charles Fox.
1979 – CompuServe began operation as 1st computer information service
2007 “The Big Bang Theory” created by Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady and starring Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons and Kaley Cuoco premieres on CBS

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