As ITV celebrates its 60th anniversary with a special live edition of its flagship programme Coronation Street, and here's a reminder of some of our most iconic shows.
ITV also shares the milestone with broadcast advertising. Commercial television was born in the UK on September 22, 1955, with the first advertisement for Gibbs SR toothpaste being broadcast to 100,000 homes. Watch it here.
Here's how we're celebrating...
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