Events in Film & TV on February 27

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

1935 7th Academy Awards: "It Happened One Night", Clark Gable & Claudette Colbert win

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

1941 13th Academy Awards: "Rebecca", James Stewart & Ginger Rogers win

Actress and Dancer Ginger Rogers
Actress and Dancer
Ginger Rogers
Actor Jimmy Stewart
Actor
Jimmy Stewart
  • 1957 Premiere of only prime-time network TV show beginning with an "X": "Xavier Cugat Show" on NBC (until X-Files)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1968 CBS news anchor Walter Cronkite delivers a scathing editorial on America's chances of winning the Vietnam War

Broadcast Journalist Walter Cronkite
Broadcast Journalist
Walter Cronkite

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1996 American film production company "Happy Madison Productions" is founded by Adam Sandler

Music awardsMusic Awards

1998 12th Soul Train Music Awards: Puff Daddy, Whitney Houston win

Rapper Puff Daddy
Rapper
Puff Daddy
Singer and actress Whitney Houston
Singer and actress
Whitney Houston
  • 1998 14th Soap Opera Digest Awards - General Hospital wins

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

2005 77th Academy Awards: "Million Dollar Baby", Jamie Foxx & Hilary Swank win

Actress Hilary Swank
Actress
Hilary Swank
Actor and Singer-Songwriter Jamie Foxx
Actor and Singer-Songwriter
Jamie Foxx

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

2011 83rd Academy Awards: "The King's Speech", Colin Firth & Natalie Portman win

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

2011 83rd Academy Awards: Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross win Best Original Score for 'The Social Network'

Musician Trent Reznor
Musician
Trent Reznor