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Television First
By: DidYouKnow.org  -  4/25/2011

The first public television pictures were transmitted in 1926. The first TV interview was made with Irish actress Peggy OíNeil in April 1930. The first televised sporting event was a Japanese elementary school baseball game, broadcast in September 1931. The first daily broadcast was started by the BBC in November 1936. The first TV commercial was a 20-second ad for a Bulova clock, broadcasted by WNBT, New York during a game between the Brooklyn Dodgers and the Philadelphia Phillies in July 1941. The first regular TV soap was DuMont TVís A Woman to Remember, which began its run in February 1947.

Bulova paid $9 for that first TV spot in 1941. Bulova also was the first watch in space, where more people have been than to the bottom of the ocean. The deepest point being the Mariana Trench off Guam in the Pacific Ocean; it is 6.77 miles (10,9 km) below sea level.  Read more . . .

 


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