Happy birthday, TV! Celebrating 90 years of television

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Happy birthday to the television, that bright box we all love to stare at turns 80 years old today.

Happy birthday to the television! That bright box we all love to stare at turns 90 years old today.

It was on September 7, 1927, that 21-year-old Philo Farnsworth transmitted the first all-electronic television image. Farnsworth worked out of his "Green Street Lab" in San Francisco, a site designated as a California Registered Historic Landmark.

Farnsworth patented his designs and started a revolution that is still with us today.

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, marks an important anniversary, especially for those of us who work in television studios across the world.

Watch the video in the player above for a brief timeline of important events in the history of television.
Written and produced by Juan Carlos Guerrero

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