Events in Film & TV on January 16

  • 1936 Screen Actors Guild incorporates with King Vidor as president
  • 1949 KNBH (now KNBC) TV channel 4 in Los Angeles, CA (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • 1949 WTOP (now WUSA) TV channel 9 in Washington, D.C. (CBS) 1st broadcast
  • 1953 KXLY TV channel 4 in Spokane, WA (ABC/CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1965 "Outer Limits" last airs on ABC-TV
  • 1973 NBC presents 440th & final showing of "Bonanza"
  • 1976 "Donny & Marie" [Osmond] musical variety show premieres on ABC TV
  • 1988 4th Soap Opera Digest Awards - Days of Our Lives wins
  • 1988 Jimmy "the Greek" Snyder fired from CBS for racial remarks
  • 1989 5th Soap Opera Digest Awards - Days of Our Lives wins
  • 1991 7th Soap Opera Digest Awards - Days of Our Lives wins
  • 1992 "Two Shakespearean Actors" opens at Cort Theater NYC for 29 performances
  • 1993 25th NAACP Image Awards: "Boyz n the Hood" wins Outstanding Motion Picture

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

2005 62nd Golden Globes: The Aviator, Leonardo DiCaprio, & Hilary Swank win

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

2006 63rd Golden Globes: Brokeback Mountain, Philip Seymour Hoffman, & Felicity Huffman win

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

2011 68th Golden Globes: The Social Network, Colin Firth, & Natalie Portman win

  • 2014 19th Critics' Choice Movie Awards: 12 Years a Slave wins Best Film