1946 – Creation of the Central Intelligence Group, now the CIA (Central Intelligence Agency).
1947 – KTLA begins operation in Hollywood.
1968 – Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In debuted on NBC
1973 – Roe vs Wade: U.S. Supreme Court legalized abortions.
1984 – Apple’s “1984” advertisement ran (for the only time) at Superbowl XVII
1987 – Pennsylvania politician R. Budd Dwyer shot and killed himself at a live, televised press conference.
1997 – Lottie Williams was the first human to be struck by a remnant of a space vehicle (Delta II rocket?) after re-entering the earth’s atmosphere.
1999 – Gloria, Tango, Children of Heaven, Still Crazy and My Name is Joe were released in theaters.
2003 – Chappelle’s Show debuted on Comedy Central.