Friday, August 9, 1963: 'Ready Steady Go!'

With the slogan "The weekend starts here," the show featuring music stars and dancing teens debuts on Britain's ITV network. It would air until December 1966. Photo of The Kinks' Ray Davies from Southbank Centre.
* Summary (from BFI screenonline): @
* Summary (from televisionheaven.co.uk): @
* "Ready Steady Gone" (from modculture.co.uk): @
* "How Ready Steady Go! soundtracked a revolution" (The Guardian, May 2011): @
* "Ready Steady Go! Pop Dances on to TV" (The Guardian, June 2011): @
* Episode guide from TV.com: @
* Video of October 4 episode (first of 3 appearances by The Beatles): @ and @ 

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