On This Day

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 release premierFilm Premier

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

Film release premierFilm Premier

1960 Los Angeles premiere of Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho" starring Anthony Perkins and Janet Leigh

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

CEO of YouTube Susan Wojcicki
CEO of YouTube
Susan Wojcicki