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What Happened – November 29

It was on this day in 1972 that Atari officially released Pong. A prototype of the game had been in a California tavern for the past two months, and the machine was so popular that it kept breaking due to an overflow of quarters. … Continue reading

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What Happened – October 11

It was on this day in 1975 that NBC first broadcast Saturday Night.  Later re-named Saturday Night Live, this debut episode was broadcast live and was hosted by George Carlin. The first sketch featured John Belushi and Andy Kaufman, Albert Brooks had a pre-recorded film, Chevy Chase … Continue reading

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