Events in Film & TV on April 14

  • 1953 WHYN (now WGGB) TV channel 40 in Springfield-Holyoke, MA (ABC) begins
  • 1955 WBRZ TV channel 2 in Baton Rouge, LA (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1959 KDIN TV channel 11 in Des Moines, IA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1961 1st live television broadcast from Soviet Union

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

1969 41st Academy Awards: "Oliver", Cliff Robertson & Katharine Hepburn and Barbra Streisand win (1st ever tie for best actress)

Actress Katharine Hepburn
Actress
Katharine Hepburn
Actor Cliff Robertson
Actor
Cliff Robertson
Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • 1969 KEET TV channel 13 in Eureka, CA (PBS) begins broadcasting

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

1980 52nd Academy Awards: "Kramer vs Kramer", Dustin Hoffman & Sally Field win

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1983 US President Reagan signs $165 billion Social Security rescue

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2013 Comedian Kevin Hart is arrested on suspicion of drunk driving in California

Comedian and Actor Kevin Hart
Comedian and Actor
Kevin Hart

Film release premierFilm Release

2017 "The Fate of the Furious" directed by F. Gary Gray, starring Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson opens worldwide - highest-grossing weekend at $532 million

Actor & Professional Wrestler The Rock
Actor & Professional Wrestler
The Rock