Today in CNN History

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Historical Events

Events 1 - 9 of 9

1980-06-01 - 1st transmission of CNN, Cable News Network
1981-04-01 - CNN airs a videotape that shows that Tamara Rand predicted that Reagan is in danger from someone named Jack Humley (a hoax)
1981-12-31 - CNN Headline News debuts
1982-03-15 - KGB-AM in San Diego CA changes call letters to KCNN (now KPOP)
1985-02-14 - Hostage CNN reporter Jeremy Levin is released in Beirut
1993-10-13 - Captured American Pilot Mike Durant is filmed in an interview in captivity by a CNN camera crew.
1995-08-03 - CNN en Espanol premieres
1995-11-29 - CNN/fn, the financial network by Turner Enterprises, launched
1997-03-17 - CNN begins spanish broadcasts

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 5 of 5

1921-04-28 - Rowland Evans, White Marsh Pa, news reporter (CNN-Evans & Novak)
1931-02-26 - Robert D Novak, Joliet Ill, news reporter (CNN-Evans & Novak)
1933-11-19 - Larry King, NYC, radio/TV host "143 Arivadechi" (Larry King Show, CNN)
1940-05-22 - Bernard Shaw, news correspondant (CBS, CNN)
1962-06-13 - Hannah Storm, sports journalist (CNN, NBC)

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 1 of 1

1991-12-21 - Actress Jane Fonda (55) weds CNN founder Ted Turner at the groom's home in north Florida

Famous Divorces

Divorces 1 - 1 of 1

2001-05-22 - Actress and former fitness guru Jane Fonda (63) divorces CNN founder Ted Turner (62) due to irretrievably broken marriage 10 years after getting married

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 1 of 1

1991-05-26 - Tom Cassidy, anchor (CNN), dies of AIDs at 41


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