#TodayInHistory: Cable News Network (CNN) Makes Debut!

#TodayInHistory: Cable News Network (CNN) Makes Debut!

Yvonne Williams

A look at notable happenings on this day June 1;

1990 – E! Entertainment Television – American basic cable and satellite television channel owned by the NBCUniversal Cable division of NBCUniversal launched. The media outfit is known for Pop Culture hits including “”Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” “Fashion Police,” “The Royals,” “”Total Divas” and “Botched.”.

2012 – Nigerian police in Lagos used tear gas to try to disperse a crowd of several hundred university students angry at the president’s decision to change the name of their school. On May 29 President Goodluck Jonathan said the University of Lagos, known as UNILAG, would be renamed Moshood Abiola University.

World Milk Day – Today is a day established by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations to recognise the importance of milk as a global food. The first World Milk Day was held in 2001. Milk is an important part of a healthy balanced diet.#WorldMilkDay.

1926 – Marilyn Monroe – American actress and model who became one of the most popular sex symbols of the 1950s,
is born

1989 – Robin Givens and Mike Tyson granted final divorce in New Jersey

1980 – CNN (Cable News Network), the world’s first 24-hour television news network, makes its debut

That’s it on Today In History

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