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1973 in Film & Television History

Events in Film & TV

  • Mar 12 Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In last airs on NBC-TV
  • Aug 2 "American Graffiti", directed by George Lucas and starring Richard Dreyfuss and Ron Howard premieres at the Locarno International Film Festival, Switzerland

Film & TV Awards in 1973

  • Jan 28 30th Golden Globes: The Godfather, Marlon Brando and Liv Ullmann win
  • Mar 27 45th Academy Awards: "The Godfather", Marlon Brando & Liza Minnelli win. Marlon Brando then turns down the Oscar for best actor to protest Hollywood’s portrayal of Native Americans in film.
  • May 20 25th Emmy Awards: Waltons, All in the Family & Mary Tyler Moore win
  • May 25 26th Cannes Film Festival: "The Hireling" directed by Alan Bridges and "Scarecrow" directed by Jerry Schatzberg jointly awarded the Grand Prix du Festival International du Film
  • Jun 22 23rd Berlin International Film Festival: "Distant Thunder" wins the Golden Bear
  • Aug 16 5th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Sheraton Hotel, Harbor Island

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