On This Day

April 1, 1947 in Film & Television

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Film & TV

  • Shin Takarajima (New Treasure Island) by Osamu Tezuka published, first manga cartoon in tankĊbon form

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Norm Van Lier, American basketball point guard (NBA All Star 1974, 76, 77; Chicago Bulls) and broadcaster (Comcast SportsNet), born in East Liverpool, Ohio (d. 2009)