Events in Film & TV on July 14

  • 1951 1st color telecast of a sporting event (CBS-horse race)
  • 1968 WSWO TV channel 26 in Springfield, OH (ABC) begins broadcasting

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1969 "Easy Rider", directed by Dennis Hopper, starring himself, Peter Fonda and Jack Nicholson, is released

  • 1969 WMUL (now WPBY) TV channel 33 in Huntington, WV (PBS) 1st broadcast
  • 1987 Steve Miller's star is unveiled on Hollywood's Walk of Fame
  • 1992 Actress Nell Carter undergoes brain surgery
  • 2005 38th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center

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2008 "The Dark Knight" directed by Christopher Nolan, starring Christian Bale and Heath Ledger, premieres in New York