MSNBC - Carson was everyman, with charisma
Published on January 23 2005
"The day the music died was February 3, 1959, when Buddy Holly's plane crashed outside of Clear Lake, Iowa. The day television died was May 22, 1992, when Johnny Carson hustled out of a Burbank studio, leaving tear-soaked cheeks, 30 years of memories and a void that could never be filled."How well I remember hearing my parents laughing in the living room, and wondering what on TV could possibly be so hilarious....