Events in Film & TV on April 10

  • 1953 "House of Wax" 1st color 3-D movie, premieres in New York
  • 1954 KRGV TV channel 5 in Weslaco, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1956 Philips broadcasts 1st Dutch color TV programs

Film Release

1957 "12 Angry Men", directed by Sidney Lumet, starring Henry Fonda and Lee J. Cobb, is released

Academy Awards

1967 39th Academy Awards: "A Man For All Seasons," Best Picture, Elizabeth Taylor & Paul Scofield best actress/actor

Academy Awards

1968 40th Academy Awards: "In the Heat of the Night", Rod Steiger & Katherine Hepburn win

Music Premiere

1968 Musical "George M!", based on the life of Broadway star George M. Cohan, opens at Palace Theater NYC for 435 performances

Academy Awards

1972 44th Academy Awards: "The French Connection", Gene Hackman & Jane Fonda win

  • 1988 8th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Leonard Part 6" wins

Film Premiere

2014 "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" directed by Marc Webb and starring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone premieres in London

Hall of Fame

2014 29th Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees: Peter Gabriel; Hall & Oates; KISS; Nirvana; Linda Ronstadt; Cat Stevens; The E Street Band; Brian Epstein; and Andrew Loog Oldham

Film Premiere

2017 "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" directed by James Gunn, and starring Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana premieres in Tokyo, Japan

Music History

2022 Revival of "Cabaret" starring Eddie Redmayne wins best musical at UK's Olivier Awards, "Life of Pi" wins best play [1]