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 Recording

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

Film Release

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

  • 1981 Final performance of TV show "Soap" airs
  • 1992 100th episode of American sitcom "Murphy Brown" airs

Music Concert

1992 All-star benefit concert in memory of Freddie Mercury held at Wembley Stadium, London; performers include: Queen, Roger Daltry, Robert Plant, Zucchero, Paul Young, Seal, David Bowie, Annie Lennox, Mick Ronson, George Michael, Elton John, Axl Rose, and Liza Minnelli

  • 2008 54th British Academy Television Awards: "Fonejacker" Best Comedy, "The Street" best Drama

Film & TV History

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

  • 2018 Actress Allison Mack arrested on charges of sex trafficking in relation to sex cult NXIVM in New York
  • 2022 Online streaming service Netflix suffers its first subscriber loss in a decade, losing 200,000 customers Jan-Mar [1]