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Diamond Jubilee: Other 60-Year Celebrations

From I Love Lucy to Mr. Potato Head, see which notables are celebrating the big 6-0


Mornings got a little brighter on Jan. 14, 1952, when the Today show debuted, introducing "The Communicator" Dave Garroway as the first face Americans woke up to each day. Later additions included TV's first news "family", a more polished set – and diaper-wearing chimpanzee J. Fred Muggs (who caused a scandal in Britain after commercials featuring the feisty chimp interrupted pre-recorded coverage of the queen's coronation when it aired Stateside).