1991 – Last episode of the Carol Burnett Show airs on CBS-TV. 1979 – Evening soap opera Knots Landing premieres on CBS-TV. 1947 – The first episode of the Howdy Doody Show (Puppet Playhouse), is telecast on NBC. 1937 – Mae West performs the sexy “Adam & Eve” skit that gets her banned from NBC radio. 1932 – Radio City Music Hall, called “Showplace of the Nation,” opens in New York City. 1927 – Show Boat, considered to be the first true American musical play, opens at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Broadway, in New York City.