Tokyo Olympics Colour Broadcast Live

October 10, 1964

NBC telecasts the opening ceremonies of the Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Transmitted via the Syncom III satellite, this is the first live colour program ever transmitted by satellite to the US. It airs on the East Coast from 1am to 3am.


MZTV Museum of Television (at The ZoomerPlex) 64 Jefferson Avenue Toronto, Ontario, Canada M6K 1Y4

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