John F. Kennedy marries Jackie, "Lassie," "The Monkees," "Bonanza" and "Taxi" all premiere on TV, and The Man in Black dies, all on this day.
1959: The TV western "Bonanza" premieres, making it the first regularly scheduled TV program presented in color. The show would last 14 seasons and 430 episodes before ending on Jan. 16, 1973, making it the second longest running western series behind "Gunsmoke."
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