I represent the first generation who, when we were born, the television was now a permanent fixture in our homes. When I was born people had breakfast with Barbara Walters, dinner with Walter Cronkite, and slept with Johnny Carson.
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Mac Tonight was a mascot for McDonald's restaurants. A sunglasses-wearing, piano-playing crooner with a crescent moon for a head, he was introduced in 1986 to promote dinnertime business in Southern California, and eventually featured in national advertisements. He sang a jingle based on "Mack the Knife", a song made famous by Bobby Darin, whose family sued in 1989, ending the advertisements.