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1991 in television

See also: 1990 in television, other events of 1991, 1992 in television and the list of 'years in television'.



  • August 31 - NICAM stereo sound introduced on BBC Television.
  • Channel 5 begins broadcasting in Belize.
  • The Museum of Broadcasting, now called the Museum of Television and Radio , moved into its new 17-story building, located a block from its previous location in New York City.
  • First television sets with bulit-in closed-caption display are introduced in the United States.
  • Lampsis premieres in Greece on ANT1 (1991-present).
  • In Los Angeles, California, Rodney King is severely beaten by Police Officers after leading them on a high speed chase and resisting arrest. The beating is captured on video by observers and portions of the tape are aired repeatedly on television in the US.
  • Britney Spears appears on Star Search.


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