On this day: September 19

Published On: Sep 18 2012 11:48:40 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 19 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

George Washington says goodbye, America takes nuclear testing underground, Simon & Garfunkel reunite in Central Park, and emoticons are born, all on this day.

OTD September 19 - Mary Tyler Moore Show
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CBS Television

1970: The sitcom "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," starring Mary Tyler Moore, Ed Asner, Gavin MacLeod and Ted Knight, premieres. The show would run for seven seasons, earning acclaim and 29 Emmys over its run.

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