The iconic CBS Eye turns 60 today, having first graced television screens on Saturday, October 20th, 1951. Designed by Bill Golden at the behest of CBS President Frank Stanton, the Eye remains fundamentally unchanged six decades after its introduction. To celebrate the anniversary, CBS.com is displaying the original Eye logo today, as well as a special page featuring a short Charles Osgood piece exploring the history of the Eye as well as a gallery of the Eye throughout the decades.
Furthermore, viewers tuning into CBS tonight at 8PM will reportedly see a short image piece celebrating the CBS Eye and vintage CBS network identifications will be broadcast at 9PM and 10PM. For more information about the CBS Eye, see this CBS News article. Here’s the Charles Osgood piece from CBS.com: