On This Day

January 2020 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Film tv awardsGolden Globes

Jan 5 Golden Globes: "1917" Best Drama, "Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood" Best Comedy/Musical, acting awards Renee Zellweger, Joaquin Pheonix, Awkwafina, Taron Edgerton

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 13 Queen Elizabeth II issues a statement saying she reluctantly supports Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wish to live a more independent life

Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdom
Elizabeth II
Prince of Wales Prince Harry
Prince of Wales
Prince Harry
Duchess of Sussex and Former Actress Meghan Markle
Duchess of Sussex and Former Actress
Meghan Markle

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 23 Actress Annabella Sciorra testifies in court that Harvey Weinstein raped her 25 years ago at his trial in New York

Film Producer Harvey Weinstein
Film Producer
Harvey Weinstein

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Jan 20 American former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow (32) weds South African Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters (24) in Cape Town, South Africa

Divorces in Film & TV


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Jan 20 Actor Liam Hemsworth and singer Miley Cyrus divorce after a year of marriage

Actor Liam Hemsworth
Actor
Liam Hemsworth
Actress and Singer Miley Cyrus
Actress and Singer
Miley Cyrus

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jan 15 Rocky Johnson, Canadian pro wrestler (father of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson; with Tony Atlas first black champions in WWE history), dies of a pulmonary embolism at 75
  • Jan 17 Derek Fowlds, British actor (Yes Minister, The Basil Brush Show), dies at 82
  • Jan 21 Terry Jones, Welsh comedian (Monty Python), dies from complications of dementia at 77
  • Jan 28 Nicholas Parsons, British presenter, comedian and actor "the ultimate quiz show host", dies at 96