Whoops!

Kayak (Canada) - - HISTORY MYSTERY -

CBC-TV went on the air for the first time in Mon­treal on Sept. 6, 1952. It showed pro­grams in English and French, and one bilin­gual pro­gram. But when it launched in Toronto on Sept. 8, 1952, things didn’t go quite as smoothly. Just be­fore air time, some­one put the im­age of the sta­tion’s logo in the wrong way. The first thing Toronto view­ers saw was the text Chan­nel 6 Toronto CBLT . . . up­side down.

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