On This Day

December 10, 1978 in Film & Television

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Film & TV

Film release premierFilm Premier

Superman: The Movie, directed by Richard Donner and starring Christopher Reeve, Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman and Margot Kidder premieres at the Uptown Theater in Washington, D.C.

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Summer Phoenix, American actress

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Ed Wood, American filmmaker and director (Plan 9 from Outer Space), dies of heart failure at 54
1978 in Film & TV