Events in Film & TV on April 26

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1954 "Seven Samurai", Japanese film directed by Akira Kurosawa, starring Toshiro Mifune, is released

Actor & Writer Toshiro Mifune
Actor & Writer
Toshiro Mifune
Film Director and Screenwriter Akira Kurosawa
Film Director and Screenwriter
Akira Kurosawa
  • 1967 KSPS TV channel 7 in Spokane, WA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1982 CBS radio begins youth oriented broadcast Radio Radio

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1984 President Reagan visits China

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • 1991 "Dinosaurs" premieres on ABC-TV
  • 1992 "Growing Pains" final episode on ABC TV
  • 1992 "Who's The Boss" final episode after 8 years on ABC TV

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1993 NBC announces Conan O'Brien to replace David Letterman

TV Host Conan O'Brien
TV Host
Conan O'Brien
Comedian and Television Host David Letterman
Comedian and Television Host
David Letterman
  • 2009 55th British Academy Television Awards: "Harry and Paul" Best Comedy, "Wallander" Best Drama

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2010 "Iron Man 2", directed by Jon Favreau, starring Robert Downey Jr. and Gwyneth Paltrow, premieres in Los Angeles

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2013 Cory Monteith is reported to have completed treatment at a drug rehabilitation facility

Actor & Musician Cory Monteith
Actor & Musician
Cory Monteith