Monday Morning Entertainment History

On September 24th, 1958, "The Donna Reed Show" made its debut on ABC.

In 1964, "The Bullwinkle Show" premiered on NBC.

In 1968, "60 Minutes" made its debut on CBS, with reporters Harry Reasoner and Mike Wallace.

In 1977, "The Love Boat" premiered on ABC.

In 1988, singer James Brown was arrested after a high-speed chase through Georgia and South Carolina. He eventually was sentenced to six years in jail.

In 1991, Theodore Geisel, better known as children's author Dr. Suess, died at the age of 87.

In 1993, actress Shannon Doherty married actor Ashley Hamilton. They have since split up.

In 1995, one person piloting a personal watercraft was killed after colliding with a boat with Gloria Estefan and her husband on board. The Estefans weren't hurt and were not found to be at fault.

In 2005, actor Ashton Kutcher married actress Demi Moore in Beverly Hills, California.

Today's birthdays: Actress Sheila MacRae is 88. Singer Sonny Turner of The Platters is 73. Singer Barbara Allbut of The Angels is 72. Singer Phyliss "Jiggs" Allbut of The Angels is 70. Singer Gerry Marsden of Gerry and the Pacemakers is 70. News anchor Lou Dobbs is 67. Actor Gordon Clapp ("NYPD Blue") is 64. Actor Kevin Sorbo ("Hercules: Legendary Journeys") is 54. Singer Cedric Dent of Take 6 is 50. Actress-writer Nia Vardalos ("My Big Fat Greek Wedding") is 50. Drummer Marty Mitchell (Ricochet) is 43. Singer-guitarist Marty Cintron of No Mercy is 41. Guitarist Juan DeVevo of Casting Crowns is 37. Actor Kyle Sullivan ("Malcolm in the Middle") is 24.

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.

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