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On This Day in Entertainment: August 13th

San Diego Comic Con 1998 - #46 Luke & Leia from Star Wars

August 13th sure was a big day in TV and movie news!

From radio to television to movies, let's take a peek at what happened in the entertainment world on August 13th.

1944: Jackie Gleason/Les Tremayne Show premiered on NBC radio

1956: WBIR channel 10 in Knoxville, TN (CBS) begins broadcasting


1967: WQLN channel 54 in Erie, PA begins broadcasting

TV Garth

1967: "Bonnie And Clyde" with Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty is released

1981: Last broadcast of "The Waltons" on CBS-TV

1992: 25th San Diego Comic Con is held

1997: 'South Park' Makes Debut on Comedy Central

1998: 31st San Diego Comic Con is held

1999: 32nd San Diego Comic Con is held

2019: CBS and Viacom announce merge with 28 billion dollar revenue

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