Today in 1950, the popular panel game show "What's My Line?" debuted on CBS. The program was hosted by moderator John Daly and featured panelists Dorothy Kilgallen, Arlene Francis, & Bennett Cerf. The show ran for 17 years, ending in 1967. #TelevisionHistory

Because we know how much you LOVE radio, here is another sneak peek at our upcoming exhibit, "Yesteryear's Radio Station." #RadioHistory

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Today in 1931, the Vatican Radio began broadcasting. The radio station, which was set up by Guglielmo Marconi, broadcasts programs in 47 different languages. #RadioHistory

Today in 1960, "Tonight Show" host Jack Paar walked off the set during a live broadcast remarking, "there must be a better way of making a living than this." Paar exited in protest of the Network's strict censorship policies. He returned as host 1 month later. #TelevisionHistory

The National Capital Radio & Television Museum's 5th Annual Fundraising Gala will be held on March 21st at the Comfort Inn in Bowie, MD. Don't miss out, tickets are now on sale!

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Today in 1958, the "Annette" serial debuted on ABC-TV's "Mickey Mouse Club." The serial ran for 4 weeks - becoming one of the most popular recurring features - and propelled Mouseketeer Annette Funicello into stardom. The show aired intermittently until 1996. #TelevisionHistory