Entertainment Timeline


model of Thomas Edison's phonograph
Model of Thomas Edison's phonograph
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1877
Phonograph invented
1892
First phonograph records sold
1895
Movies and movie theaters
1897
Radio first sent over long distance
1919
Shortwave radio
1920
Technicolor invented for movies
1929
FM radio introduced in U.S.
1930
Jukebox marketed in U.S.
1931
Pinball machine marketed in U.S.
1931
Electronic TV demonstrated in Britain
1941
TV broadcast begins in U.S.
1948
LP (long-playing) records sold in U.S.
1949
45 rpm (revolutions per minute) records sold in U.S.
1952
Transistor radio invented
1954
Color TV broadcast in U.S.
1957
Stereo phonograph introduced
1962
Telstar satellite broadcasts TV worldwide
1962
Video games created
1970
VCR (videocassette recorder) marketed
1970
CDs (compact discs) marketed
1979
Sony Walkman sold
1980s
Cable TV networks aired in U.S.
1981
MTV broadcast in U.S.
1982
Wristwatch TV introduced in Japan.

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