Events in Film & TV on April 7

  • 1906 The world's 1st animated cartoon "Humorous Phases of Funny Faces" by J. Stuart Blackton is released
  • 1954 WALB TV channel 10 in Albany, GA (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting

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1970 42nd Academy Awards: "Midnight Cowboy", John Wayne & Maggie Smith win

Actor John Wayne
Actor
John Wayne
Actress Maggie Smith
Actress
Maggie Smith
  • 1971 WCJB TV channel 20 in Gainesville, FL (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting 3-judge US Circuit Court of Appeals
  • 1987 Al Campanis, Dodger executive for more than 40 years, resigns, after making racial remarks on "Nightline"