April 14, 1960 - Stars in the Broadway musical "Bye, Bye Birdie" as Albert Peterson, the role. He reprises the role in the 1963 movie.
1961 - Wins a Tony Award for Best Actor, Supporting or Featured (Musical) for "Bye, Bye Birdie."
October 3, 1961-June 1, 1966 - "The Dick Van Dyke Show" airs. He stars as Rob Petrie, a TV comedy writer balancing his career and family life in the suburbs. Mary Tyler Moore plays his wife, Laura.
1964 - Emmy winner for Continued Performance by an Actor in a Series for "The Dick Van Dyke Show."
1964 - Grammy winner, shared with Julie Andrews, for Best Recording for Children for "Mary Poppins."
1965 - Emmy winner for Outstanding Individual Achievements in Entertainment for "The Dick Van Dyke Show."
1966 - Emmy winner for Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for "The Dick Van Dyke Show."
September 18, 1971-March 11, 1974 - "The New Dick Van Dyke Show" airs.
September 2, 1976 and October 7, 1976 - The only airings of "Van Dyke and Company," a TV variety special.
1977 - Emmy winner, as executive producer of the Outstanding Comedy-variety or Music Series for "Van Dyke and Company."
October 26, 1988 - "The Van Dyke Show" premieres and runs for 10 episodes. Van Dyke's son, Barry, is a series regular.
October 29, 1993-May 11, 2001 - "Diagnosis: Murder" airs. Son Barry is a series regular.
2006 - Begins a series of made-for-TV movies, "Murder 101," based on the character, Dr. Jonathan Maxwell. The series also stars his son, Barry.
May 3, 2011 - Memoir, "My Lucky Life In and Out of Show Business," is released.
February 29, 2012 - At the age of 86, he marries his personal makeup artist Arlene Silver, 40.