June 15, 2020
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The Tonight Show timeline by: Sienna Brown
TONIGHT SHOW PROJECT
⟶ Updated 4 Dec 2017 ⟶
List of edits
Steve Allen started The Tonight Show
Steve Allen Era Ends.
Jack Paar takes over as Tonight Show Host
Steve Allen passed away of a heart condition
Jack Paar has presidential candidate John F. Kennedy on The Tonight Show
Dwight D. Eisenhower was the 1st president denied the choice to run for a third term by the 22nd amendment.
PAAR'S ERA ENDS
PAAR'S ERA BEGINS
Johnny Carsons Reign begins
Johnny Says Goodbye to The Tonight Show
Johnny Carson Moves The Tonight Show To Burbank.
The Tonight Show Leaves NYC
Fidel Castro established communist dictatorship in Cuba
John F. Kennedy was assassinated
Martin Luther King JR is assassinated.
AIDS becomes major health threat throughout the US.
US spacecraft exploration begins of mars
Princess Diana was killed in car wreck
Nelson Madela retires as president of South Africa
World Trade Center Bombing
United Staes Pulls Out of Vietnam War
Cuban Missile Crisis
Donald Trump becomes President
Barack Obama becomes President
Janet Jackson nip slip during Super Bowl preformance
"I Love Lucy" Premieres This was when television was entering it's " Golden Age"
Beatles officially Break-up
Edmund Hilary and Tenzin Norgaya become 1st people to climb Mount Everest
Pac Man officially released. technology was on an uphill trajectory along with The Tonight Show
Pong Released first commercially successful video game
Larry Page & Sergey Brin founded the search engine Google
Chicago Bulls + basketball legend Michael Jordan win 6 titles in 8 years
President Bill Clinton faces impeachment trial
Robert Williams has his first appearance on The Tonight Show
Bette Midler sings to Johnny on his farewell episode
Jay Leno starts hosting Tonight Host
Jay Leno leaves Tonight Show
Jay Leno returns
Jay Leno Officially leaves
Conan O'Brien host for only about 7 months before he is taken of the show
Jimmy Fallon Begins Hosting The Tonight Show
Jimmy Fallon is the standing Tonight Show Host
Jimmy Fallon moves The Tonight Show back to NYC
Jonny Carson passes away
Robert Williams Commits suicide at 63
The start of The Tonight Show happened during the start of the "Golden Age"
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