Events in Film & TV on August 13

  • 1944 Jackie Gleason-Les Tremayne show premieres on NBC radio
  • 1956 WBIR TV channel 10 in Knoxville, TN (CBS) begins broadcasting

Film Release

1967 "Bonnie and Clyde" crime film directed by Arthur Penn and starring Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway, is released

  • 1967 WQLN TV channel 54 in Erie, Pennsylvania (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1972 Dutch KRO-TV transmits 440th & last episode of American western series "Bonanza"
  • 1981 Last broadcast of "The Waltons" on CBS-TV
  • 1992 25th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at DoubleTree Hotel

Television Debut

1997 Animated TV sitcom "South Park" debuts on Comedy Central

  • 1998 31st San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • 1999 32nd San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • 2019 Entertainment companies CBS and Viacom announce they will merge with a combined 28 billion revenue