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Today in History: Saturday, November 25, 2023

In 1965, the airwaves were flooded with news coverage of President John F. Kennedy’s funeral, which took place in Washington, D.C. with over 800,000 mourners lining the streets…Sci-fi drama “Babylon 5” concluded its five season run in 1998. Spin-off series “Crusade” aired on TNT for one season in 1999. Si-Fi attempted to pick up the show and continue production, but was unable to find room in its budget…The 100th episode of “Criminal Minds” aired in 1999. The long-running crime solver concluded on CBS after 15 seasons in 2020 and was revived in 2022-23 on Paramount+. A total of 334 episodes of “Criminal Minds” have been p[roduced.

Celebrity Birthdays
“Dancing With the Stars” judge Bruno Tonioli is 68; actress Christina Applegate is 52; “Today” show’s Jenna Bush Hager is 42.

Did You Know?
The original planned title of “Criminal Minds” was “Quantico, which was ultimately used for the 2015-18 ABC drama starring Priyanka Chopra.