According to A. C. Nielsen, an average home in 1953 got 3.8 stations on TV.
With the advent of cable, 1983 saw televisions get an average of 10.3 stations.
An average home in 1990 received 11.7 stations.
- Who played the boy who befriends the rat in Ben (1972)? Lee Harcourt Montgomery played Danny Garrison, a boy with a heart condition and a friend of Ben in the movie Ben (1972).
- What percentage of American households have a TV set? In 1992, 98 percent of U.S. households had a TV set. Sixty-five percent had two or more. Seventy-seven percent had videocassette recorders.
- Who asked, “Where’s the beef?” in what commercial? Clara Peller asked, "Where's the beef?" for Wendy's, and Walter Mondale asked it in the 1984 presidential campaign.
- Who invented Pac-Man and when? PacMan was invented by twenty-seven-year-old Turn Iwatani in 1980. Iwatani worked for Namco Limited of Japan, a producer of video games and computer software. Pac-Man is an icon of 1980s pop culture, and…
- When did the Dow Jones industrial average first close higher than 1000, 2000 and 3000? Instituted a century ago (in 1896) and named for businessmen Charles Dow and Edward Jones, the economic indicator the Dow Jones industrial average has set all three records within the last 25 years.…
- What is the connection between William Kennedy’s novel Quinn’s Book (1988) and his Albany Cycle? Albany-born Daniel Quinn, the protagonist of Quinn's Book, is the grandfather of Danny Quinn of Ironweed (1983). Ironweed is part of the Albany Cycle, which also includes Legs (1975), Billy Phelan's Greatest Game…