January 7th

January 7th in TV History

Births

Alan Napier (1903, Birmingham, England, UK) – Batman
Vincent Gardenia (1920, Naples, Campania, Italy) – All in the Family, LA Law
Erin Gray (1950, Honolulu, HI) – Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, Silver Spoons
David Caruso (1956, Forest Hills, NY) – NYPD Blue, Hill Street Blues

Deaths

Avery Schreiber (2002 in Los Angeles, CA) – My Mother the Car

Weddings

George Burns marries Gracie Allen (1926)

TV Episode Debuts

I Love Lucy “The Benefit” (1952)
Gunsmoke “Professor Lute Bone” (1956)
I Love Lucy “Lucy and the Loving Cup” (1957)
Gunsmoke “Bad Sheriff” (1961)
The Avengers “Hot Snow” (1961)
The Rifleman “Incident at Line Shack Six” (1963)
The Andy Griffith Show “Barney and the Governor” (1963)
The Fugitive (1963) “Home is the Hunted” (1964)
Bewitched “It’s Magic” (1965)
The Munsters “Grandpa’s Call of the Wild” (1965)
The Addams Family (1964) “Morticia and Gomez vs. Fester and Grandmama” (1966)
Hogan’s Heroes “Happy Birthday, Adolf” (1966)
Doctor Who “The Highlanders, Episode Four” (1967)
Get Smart (1965) “It Takes One to Know One” (1967)
Gunsmoke “Saturday Night” (1967)
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea “Terrible Leprechaun” (1968)
Night Gallery “The Ring with the Red Velvet Ropes” (1973)
Happy Days “Open House” (1975)
Cannon “The Reformer” (1976)
The Rockford Files (1974) “There’s One in Every Port” (1977)
Doctor Who “Underworld, Part One” (1978)
Kojak (1973) “Justice for All” (1978)
The Bionic Woman “All For One” (1978)
Lou Grant “Brushfire” (1980)
Laverne & Shirley “Not Quite South of the Border” (1980)
Taxi “The Ten Percent Solution” (1981)
Mork & Mindy “Pajama Game II” (1982)
Taxi “I Wanna Be Around” (1982)
The Dukes of Hazzard “The Return of the Mean Green Machine” (1983)
Cheers “Woody For Hire, Meets Norman of the Apes” (1988)
Night Court “Dan, the Walking Time Bomb” (1988)
The Cosby Show “Bookworm” (1988)
L.A. Law “Full Marital Jacket” (1988)
Murder, She Wrote “Goodbye Charlie” (1990)
Murphy Brown “Retreat” (1991)
Cheers “Sunday Dinner” (1993)
L.A. Law “Odor in the Court” (1993)
Murder, She Wrote “Death Goes Double Platinum” (1996)
Murphy Brown “The Last Temptation of Murphy” (1998)

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