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            List of years in television       (table)
 1919 .  1920 .  1921 .  1922  . 1923  . 1924  . 1925 
1926 1927 1928 -1929- 1930 1931 1932
 1933 .  1934 .  1935 .  1936  . 1937  . 1938  . 1939 
       In radio: 1926 1927 1928 -1929- 1930 1931 1932     
          In film : 1926 1927 1928 -1929- 1930 1931 1932     

The year 1929 in television involved some significant events. Below is a list of television-related events in 1929.


Global television eventsEdit

Month Day Event
June 27 Herbert Ives and his colleagues at Bell Telephone Laboratories in New York City demonstrate color mechanical television (this was first achieved by John Logie Baird the previous year). The 50-line color images are of a bouquet of roses and an American flag. The images are transmitted between New York and Washington, DC.
August 20 First transmissions of Baird's 30-line television system by the BBC.[1]
August 25 Westinghouse station KDKA in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania begins broadcasting films on a daily basis, 60 lines per picture, 16 pictures per second.

BirthsEdit

Month Day Name Occupation/Accolades
April 28 Carolyn Jones U.S. actress (Morticia in The Addams Family) (d. 1983).
September 05 Bob Newhart U.S. stand-up comedian and actor.
25 Ronnie Barker British comedian, half of The Two Ronnies (d. 2005).
December 31 David Nixon British magician and television personality (d. 1978).

ReferencesEdit

  1. The Hutchinson Factfinder. Helicon. 1999. ISBN 1-85986-000-1. 


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