Events in Film & TV on August 10

  • 1935 3rd Venice Film Festival opens
  • 1936 4th Venice Film Festival opens
  • 1937 5th Venice Film Festival opens
  • 1948 ABC enters network TV at 7 PM (WJZ, NY)
  • 1948 Allen Funt's "Candid Camera" TV debut on ABC

Film Premiere

1950 "Sunset Boulevard", American film noir directed by Billy Wilder, and starring William Holden and Gloria Swanson, premieres at Radio City Music Hall in NYC

  • 1964 WJSP TV channel 28 in Columbus, GA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1993 Charlotte Anne Lopez, 16, of Vermont, crowned 11th Miss Teen USA

Film & TV History

2015 Google announces its restructure as Alphabet, a holding company with Google, YouTube, Android and Chrome as subsidiaries

  • 2021 "I am Legend" screenwriter Akiva Goldsman tweets "It's a movie. I made that up. It's. Not. Real." amid rumors COVID-19 vaccines could turn people into zombies, as in the film [1]