September 24th...

... in 1968 first broadcast of "60 Minutes" on CBS-TV. The program was created by long-time producer Don Hewitt who set it apart by using a unique style of reporter-centered investigation.
It has been among the top-rated TV programs for much of its life, and has garnered numerous awards over the years, including 78 Emmys (as of 2007). It is considered by many to be the preeminent investigative television program in the United States. In 2002, 60 Minutes was ranked #6 on TV Guide's 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time.

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