Events in Film & TV on September 28

Film release premierFilm Release

1934 "Judge Priest" film directed by John Ford, starring Will Rogers is released

Humorist Will Rogers
Humorist
Will Rogers
Film director John Ford
Film director
John Ford
  • 1936 Bachelor's Children debuts on CBS radio (at 9:45 am)
  • 1944 1st TV Musical comedy (The Boys from Boise)

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1945 "Mildred Price" starring Joan Crawford opens at Strand

Actress Joan Crawford
Actress
Joan Crawford
  • 1948 WBAP-TV, (NBC affiliate) Fort Worth Texas, begins broadcasting

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1949 "My Friend Irma" is 1st of 12 films starring Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Comedian
Jerry Lewis
  • 1953 "Bob & Ray Show" TV Variety last air on NBC
  • 1953 "Juvenile Jury" TV Children's last airs on NBC, moved to CBS
  • 1953 "Racket Squad" TV Crime Drama last airs on CBS
  • 1953 KOAT TV channel 7 in Albuquerque, NM (ABC/PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1955 1st World Series color TV broadcast on NBC-TV (Yanks beat Dodgers)
  • 1955 WITN TV channel 7 in Washington, NC (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1956 "Johnny Carson Show" TV Variety last airs on CBS-TV
  • 1957 "Dollar A Second" last airs on NBC-TV
  • 1957 "Gisele MacKenzie Show" debuts on NBC-TV
  • 1959 "Hennesey" debuts on CBS-TV
  • 1960 "Millionaire" last airs on CBS-TV
  • 1960 "Queen For A Day" moves to ABC-TV
  • 1961 "Doctor Kildare" debuts on NBC-TV

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

1961 "Hazel" starring Shirley Booth debuts on NBC-TV

Actress Shirley Booth
Actress
Shirley Booth
  • 1961 Walt Disney's movie "Grey Friars Bobby" premieres
  • 1962 "Brighter Day" last airs on CBS-TV daytime
  • 1962 "I'm Dickens, He's Fenster" debuts on ABC-TV
  • 1962 "Jan Murray Show" last airs on NBC-TV
  • 1962 "Tonight Show" last airs on NBC-TV
  • 1962 "Verdict Is Yours," last airs on CBS-TV
  • 1963 "King Leonardo" cartoon last airs on NBC-TV
  • 1963 "New Phil Silvers Show" debuts on CBS-TV
  • 1963 "Shari Lewis Show" last airs on NBC-TV
  • 1963 "Tennessee Tuxedo" cartoon debuts on CBS-TV
  • 1970 "Words & Music" debuts on NBC-TV

Music releaseMusic Single

1981 “Physical” single released by Olivia Newton-John (Billboard Song of the Year 1982)

Singer and actress Olivia Newton-John
Singer and actress
Olivia Newton-John

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

1987 "Star Trek: The Next Generation," starring Patrick Stewart debuts on syndicated TV

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1990 Marvin Gaye gets a star on Hollywood's walk of fame

Singer Marvin Gaye
Singer
Marvin Gaye
  • 1991 "Commish" debuts on ABC-TV
  • 1992 "Dog City" cartoon debuts on Fox-TV
  • 1994 "Baseball" TV Miniseries last airs on PBS

Film release premierFilm Premier

1994 "Ed Wood" film directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp premieres

Actor Johnny Depp
Actor
Johnny Depp
Film Director Tim Burton
Film Director
Tim Burton
  • 1995 "Batman Forever" released in Czech Republic

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1995 Mary Tyler Moore returns to series TV in "NY News" on CBS

  • 1997 Newscaster David Brinkley, 74, retires after 54 years in broadcasting
  • 2017 Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus reveals she has breast cancer