The classic variety show, Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In, premiered on January 22, 1968. In addition to hosts Dan Rowan and Dick Martin, it featured a variety of cast members and guests over its 140 episodes–including Richard Pryor, Ruth Buzzi, Lily Tomlin, Richard Dawson, John Wayne, Flip Wilson, and Goldie Hawn.
The classic comedy show, Monty Python’s Flying Circus, premiered on this day–in 1969. And we’ve laughed since then.
The greatest TV series of all-time–premiered on this day, in 1959.
The first animated sitcom–and one of the most popular animated shows in TV history–premiered on this day, in 1960. It was created by the cartoon powerhouse of Hanna-Barbera.
The world is crazy, but maybe my humor book, The Little Things DO Suck!, will help you forget about the big stuff for a bit–maybe while you’re on the toilet, at the doctor’s office, or waiting for your flight.
Check it out! (It even has two 5-star ratings).
One of the most important laws went into effect on this day–in 1964.
3 of my favorites were born today:
Harlan Ellison (1934)
Christopher Lee (1922)
Vincent Price (1911)