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03/03/1966 BBC pledges to broadcast in color

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TV sign off

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Failed MATRIX? British Chancellor's folder changes color live and intrigues the internet

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National Anthem (1960s TV Station Sign-Off)

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The British Broadcasting Corporation is a British public service broadcaster. BBC vowed to start broadcasting in color in March 1966. BBC2 began broadcasting in color from July 1967 and was joined by BBC1 and ITV in November 1969.
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