Events in Film & TV on July 15

  • 1949 WBTV TV channel 3 in Charlotte, NC (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1954 KOCO TV channel 5 in Oklahoma City, OK (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1954 WBOC TV channel 16 in Salisbury, MD (CBS/NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1955 WNDU TV channel 16 in South Bend, IN (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1963 KAIT TV channel 8 in Jonesboro, AR (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1968 "One Life to Live", American soap opera, premieres on TV
  • 1985 Deborah Carthy-Deu, of Puerto Rico, crowned 34th Miss Universe
  • 1987 Boy George barred from British TV show, he may be a bad influence

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1988 "Die Hard" directed by John McTiernan and starring Bruce Willis and Alan Rickman is released in the US

  • 1996 MSNBC begins Microsoft internet-NBC TV
  • 1997 Jerold Mackenzie awarded $26.6M (later reduced to $625,000) for being fired from Miller Brewing for sexual harassment for relaying a Seinfeld episode to a co worker

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2005 "Wedding Crashers", starring Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn, premieres

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2009 "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince", the 6th film based on the books by J. K. Rowling is released worldwide

Actor Rupert Grint
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Rupert Grint
Novelist J. K. Rowling
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J. K. Rowling
Actor and Comedian Robbie Coltrane
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Robbie Coltrane