WTF Fun Fact – National Anthem Sign Off

In the USA, before TV was on 24 hours, there was a nightly sign off where the Star-Spangled Banner was played while some American imagery such as the American flag was shown before the TV cut to static. – WTF Fun Facts

Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/30/arts/television/national-anthem-tv.html

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2 thoughts on “WTF Fun Fact – National Anthem Sign Off”

  1. I remember this happening when I was very young. The national Anthem was played and afterward was a test pattern with an Indian wearing a head dress.

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