Events in Film & TV on April 20

  • 1920 Big Show ends 2 year run on NBC radio
  • 1951 4th Cannes Film Festival: "Miss Julie" directed by Alf Sjoberg and "Miracle in Milan" directed by Vittorio De Sica jointly awarded the Grand Prix du Festival International du Film
  • 1963 10th National Film Awards (India): "Dada Thakur" wins the Golden Lotus
  • 1966 WDCA TV channel 20 in Washington, D.C. (IND) begins broadcasting

Music releaseMusic Recording

1971 Barbra Streisand records "We've Only Just Begun"

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand

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1976 George Harrison sings lumberjack song with Monty Python

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison
Comedian and Actor Michael Palin
Comedian and Actor
Michael Palin
Actor, Comedian John Cleese
Actor, Comedian
John Cleese

Film release premierFilm Release

1977 "Annie Hall", directed by Woody Allen and starring Woody Allen and Diane Keaton, is released (Academy Awards Best Picture 1978)

Actor, Screenwriter & Director Woody Allen
Actor, Screenwriter & Director
Woody Allen
Actress Diane Keaton
Actress
Diane Keaton
  • 1981 Final performance of TV show "Soap" airs

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1983 President Reagan signs a $165B bail out for Social Security

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • 1992 100th episode of American sitcom "Murphy Brown" airs
  • 2008 54th British Academy Television Awards: "Fonejacker" Best Comedy, "The Street" best Drama

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2012 People magazine name Eva Mendes as one of 2012's Most Beautiful at Every Age

Actress Eva Mendes
Actress
Eva Mendes