Tag Archives: Johnny Carson

What Happened – October 1

It was on this day in 1971 that Walt Disney World was opened to the public. Several dummy corporations had bought over 27,000 acres of land near Orlando in 1965, and construction started in 1967. The Magic Kingdom was the first park in … Continue reading

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What Happened – September 27

It was on this day in 1954 that Tonight! premiered on national TV. Originally hosted by Steve Allen, the show was broadcast live until the beginning of 1959. Allen’s approach to late night entertainment…an opening monologue, interviews with celebrities, guest musicians, cameras going outside the studio…are now considered … Continue reading

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What Happened – May 22

It was on this day in 1992 that Johnny Carson hosted his last episode of The Tonight Show. He had first started in 1962 and had done over 4,500 of them by the time he stepped down. The guests that sat down … Continue reading

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