History Blog

September 28

Happy Birthday RIP Seymour Cray(1925–1996) Edward “Ed” Sullivan(1901–1974) James “J.T.” Walsh(1943–1998) ; Brigitte Bardot–89 Jeffrey Jones–77 Jane “Janeane” Garofalo–59 Leilani Sarelle Figalan–57 Mira Sorvino–56 Naomi Watts–55 Lucas Bryant–45 Hilary Duff–36 ; 1951 – CBS makes the first color televisions available for sale to the general public, but the product is discontinued less than a month after its release . Later NTSC is adopted as the standard for video output. Approximately 1953. The standard color broadcast occurred in 1954.