Events in Film & TV on April 3

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

1930 2nd Academy Awards: "The Broadway Melody", Warner Baxter & Mary Pickford win

  • 1949 KQW-AM in San Francisco CA changes call letters to KCBS
  • 1949 WLWS (now WCMH) TV channel 4 in Columbus, OH (NBC) begins broadcasting

Historic PublicationTV Guide's First Issue

1953 American magazine "TV Guide" publishes 1st issue, features on the cover the new born baby of actors Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz Jr.
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  • 1967 WNYE TV channel 25 in Brooklyn, NY (PBS) begins broadcasting

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

1978 50th Academy Awards: "Annie Hall", Richard Dreyfuss & Diane Keaton win

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1978 Larry King moves his radio show from Miami to Washington, D.C.

TV and Radio Host Larry King
TV and Radio Host
Larry King
  • 2010 Matt Smith's first appearance as the 11th Doctor in BBC program "Doctor Who" during "The Eleventh Hour" episode