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Trivia Question June 25, 2015 – Color Television

Early RCA Color TVOn this date in history, June 25, 1951, CBS broadcast the very first commercial color TV program. Unfortunately, nearly no one could watch it on their black-and-white televisions. This first color program was a variety show called, “Premiere.” The show featured such celebrities as Ed Sullivan, Garry Moore, and Arthur Godfrey.

 

Despite early successes with color programming, the adoption to color television was a slow one.

QUESTION:

In what year did the American public finally start purchasing more color TV sets than black-and-white ones?

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