at age 23, she became a cat. Bunny Orsak answered an ad in 1954 at a TV station that hadn't even gone on the air yet -- channel 13. Kitirik - named after KTRK Channel 13, Childhood Memories, 1950S, Houston Memories, 5Th Birthday, Houston Channel, My Birthday, Houston Texas In The 1950 S, Black Cat
an icon from my childhood. Kitirik hosted a local tv show and you could get a spot in the audience on your birthday and be interviewed by her. The day I was on, my dad lugged our HUGE t.v. with him to work so he wouldn't miss it!
FELINE FAVORITE - Houston's KTRK-TV, Channel 13, went on the air for the first time on November 20, 1954. Before that first telecast, 23 year-old Bunny Orsak answered an ad looking for some to play the station's new mascot, a black cat. Orsak got the job and, a local Houston viewer won a contest to name the new mascot by inserting an "I" between the station's call letters. --Thanks to Earl Blair
On weekday mornings, from 1959 to 1968, Cadet Don entertained Houston youths from a Buck Rogers-style spaceship and rocket control room. Joining him in the fun on KTRK (Channel 13) was his friend Seymour, from the planet Katark.
Bozo the Clown / NYC's Bozo ShowNew York City Local TV Stars. Kids TV wraparound host/ peformer Bill Britten played the World's Most Famous Clown aloing with other comedic characters that he developed for the show. Great history of the show on this site!