The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead channel

year author title quote note
1984 William Gibson Neuromancer The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead channel The original
1997? 2007? Frank Schätzing Die dunkle Seite Der Himmel über Köln war wie ein leerer Bildschirm. It's summer and very hot, so the sky is probably blue here.
2007 Charles Stross Halting State There's a faint popping noise, and the entire wall of the incident room shifts to the colour of the night sky above a Japanese city. Nice inversion.
$Date: 2014-07-27 18:14:39 +0200 (Sun, 27 Jul 2014) $