Today's Events in Film & Television History

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  • 1940 1st radio broadcast of "Truth or Consequences" on CBS

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1950 22nd Academy Awards: "All The King's Men", Broderick Crawford and Olivia de Havilland win

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1983 US President Ronald Reagan introduces Strategic Defense Initiative ("Star Wars")

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
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Ronald Reagan
  • 1986 6th Golden Raspberry Awards: Rambo: First Blood Part II wins
  • 1997 17th Golden Raspberry Awards: Striptease wins

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1998 70th Academy Awards: "Titanic", Jack Nicholson & Helen Hunt win

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1999 "Livin' la Vida Loca" sung by Ricky Martin released - goes on to sell over 8 million copies

Singer/Actor Ricky Martin
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Ricky Martin
  • 2002 22nd Golden Raspberry Awards: Freddy Got Fingered wins

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2003 75th Academy Awards: "Chicago," Adrien Brody & Nicole Kidman win

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2007 After some initial hesitation, Emma Watson signs on to appear as Hermione in the final three Harry Potter films

Actress Emma Watson
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Emma Watson