WEAF radio changes its call letters to WNBC in New York City.
KCEN TV channel 6 in Waco, Texas (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting.
WICZ TV channel 40 in Binghamton, New York (NBC) begins broadcasting.
KXGN TV channel 5 in Glendive, Montana (CBS/NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting.
First time NBC TV’s Saturday Night Live uses a time delay, when comedian Richard Pryor hosts.
NBC & RCA send the first mobile-TV vans onto the streets of New York City for news gathering duties.
WMC TV channel 5 in Memphis, Tennessee (NBC) begins broadcasting.
WOAI (now KMOL) TV channel 4 in San Antonio, Texas (NBC) airs its first broadcast.
The phrase “Grand Ole Opry” is used for the first time on-air. At the time, the NBC Red Network’s Music Appreciation Hour, a program with classical music and selections from grand opera, was followed by George D. Hay’s Barn Dance. That evening, as he was introducing the show and DeFord Bailey, his first guest, George …