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Here are some neat things you may not know about television.
Here are some neat things you may not know about television.
This is a really old TV from the 60s.
This is a really old TV from the 60s.
Tube Trivia - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Dec 27, 2006
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Tube Trivia

Television has become something we take for granted every day. You get home from school, throw on the tube, grab a snack and sit down to watch your favorite show without even thinking about it. TV hasn't always been around and it's certainly changed over the years. Check out these interesting TV facts you probably didn't know.

1In 1950 only 9 percent of people in the US had a television set. By 1960, 90 percent of US households owned a television.

1Mr. Potato Head was the first toy ever advertised on TV. In 1952, Mr. Potato Head commercials ran on television to expose tens of millions of new TV owners to their product.

1Did you know the first toilet ever seen on TV was on the 50s show Leave It To Beaver?

1In 1957, the camera shot Elvis Presley from the waist up for his third appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show. The first two times he appeared on the show the studio received so much grief because of his wild gyrating that they decided TV viewers would only see the top half of The King. (Gee, I wonder what people would have thought of Madonna?)

1The first television broadcast of the Oscars wasn't until 1953.

1According to a 1997 poll, the average American has seen the movie Star Wars 6.7 times since it came out in 1977 - either in theaters or on TV.

1Did you know that during the 1990s series Baywatch, its cast and crew used 306 pounds of body make-up and one 50-gallon drum of sunscreen each season. (I wonder how much of that was used on Pamela Anderson, alone?)

1 Internationally, Baywatch is the most popular television show in history.

1There is a Superman somewhere in every episode of Seinfeld.

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    blakbutterfly
    blakbutterfly posted in Celebs:
    "Cutiebee12" wrote:Did they show their daughter? Kim or Beyonce? Beyonce did, a while back and there's also a magazine article thing about them as a family, I don't remember which one exactly. And as for Kim, she ADVERTISES her daughter.
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    Cutiebee12
    Cutiebee12 posted in Celebs:
    "blakbutterfly" wrote:I don't know WHY they should.They are a great couple and every marriage has up and downs. And its not the two of them should think of, they do have a daughter and they should also think about them. Despite whats' on media constantly, I do ship them as a couple.Sooo better than Kim K and Kanye Did they show their daughter?
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    blakbutterfly
    blakbutterfly posted in Celebs:
    I don't know WHY they should. They are a great couple and every marriage has up and downs. And its not the two of them should think of, they do have a daughter and they should also think about them. Despite whats' on media constantly, I do ship them as a couple. Sooo better than Kim K and Kanye
    reply about 3 hours
    Cutiebee12
    Cutiebee12 posted in Celebs:
    Yes, they should. Because My mother said that Jay-Z is controlling Beyoncé and both of them are doing child sacrifices........... don't blame me, it is true........
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    Nisya-
    Nisya- posted in Celebs:
    Nooo
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