Film & TV
1940 General Charles de Gaulle on BBC tells French to defy Nazi occupiers
1969 "The Wild Bunch", directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring William Holden and Ernest Borgnine, is released
1995 Memorial service for Elizabeth Montgomery is held at the Canon Theatre in Beverly Hills
1999 Hindi film "Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam" premieres directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, starring Salman Khan, Ajay Devgn and Aishwarya Rai
2001 "The Fast and the Furious" film directed by Rob Cohen starring Paul Walker, Vin Diesel and Michelle Rodriguez premieres
2005 David Tennant's first appearance as the Tenth Doctor in BBC "Doctor Who" episode "The Parting of the Ways"
2014 Ian McKellen is awarded an honorary degree by Cambridge University, becoming a Doctor of Letters