On This Day

Events in Film & TV on August 18

  • 1926 Weather map televised for 1st time
  • 1958 Actress Betsy Palmer joins Today Show panel
  • 1958 TV game show scandal investigation starts
  • 1967 WCBS radio in NYC goes all-news
  • 1972 4th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at El Cortez Hotel

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1981 Jerry Lewis appears on "Donahue" to defend Telethons

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis
  • 1986 John Tesh's 1st appearance on Entertainment Tonight

Wedding of InterestPriyanka Chopra & Nick Jonas

2018 Indian actress Priyanka Chopra and American singer Nick Jonas confirm their engagement with an engagement party in Mumbai, India
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The wedding in Jodhpur, India
The wedding in Jodhpur, India