Television Singapura started regular transmission. Television Singapura (RTS, Radio Television Singapore) was Singapore’s first television station and was launched on 15 February 1963. On the day of the first transmission, the first screen to appear was the flag of Singapore fluttered while the Singapore National Anthem was played. The first person to appear on the screen was S. Rajarathnam. In Singapore, radio transmission was started in 1923. On this day, thousands of Singaporeans gathered at the Victoria Memorial Hall to witness the first pictures and sounds coming out from Television Singapura.