On This Day

Events in Film & TV on August 21

  • 1942 Walt Disney's animated movie "Bambi", based on the book by Felix Salten, is released
  • 1956 WTVW TV channel 7 in Evansville, IN (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1972 33rd Venice Film Festival opens
  • 1987 "Dirty Dancing" film directed by Emile Ardolino, starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey opens in the US
  • 1996 Christie Lee Woods, 18, of Texas, crowned 14th Miss Teen USA

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2019 The Rock [Dwayne Johnson] named highest paid actor for a second year in a row, earning $89.4m

Actor & Professional Wrestler The Rock
Actor & Professional Wrestler
The Rock