Events in Film & TV on April 18

  • 1930 BBC news announcer announces "there is no news" at 20:45 news bulletin, plays music instead
  • 1969 Greek actress and activist Melina Mercouri establishes Greek Aid Fund
  • 1979 "Real People" premieres on NBC TV

Music releaseMusic Recording

1988 Barbra Streisand records "Warm All Over"

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • 1998 51st British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "The Full Monty" Best Film, Baz Luhrmann Best Director
  • 2004 50th British Academy Television Awards: "Little Britain" Best Comedy, "Buried" Best Drama

Film release premierFilm Premier

2013 "Iron Man 3", directed by Shane Black, starring Robert Downey Jr. and Gwyneth Paltrow, premieres in London

  • 2018 “Black Panther” is the first film shown at a commercial cinema in 35 years in Saudi Arabia as cinemas are reopened