Vol 8, No 30
January 30, 1951
Hopalong Cassidy, Topper appear in Houston Parade
Hopalong and Topper
On this date in 1951, children's television heros Hopalong Cassidy and his trusted horse Topper, appear in at the Houston Fat Stock show parade. Topper was originally a movie double for his horse Nappy, who had been injured earlier.
KTXS-TV Begins Broadcasting
On this date in 1956, KTXS-TV, Channel 12 began broadcasting as an ABC network affiliate for the Abilene-Sweetwater area.