On This Day

Events in Film & TV on August 3

  • 1940 German occupiers in France impose censorship rules on film, requiring approval prior to exhibition, and forbidding depiction of German losses in WWI
  • 1989 22nd San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Omni Hotel
  • 1992 Paramount inaugurates New York Street on TV/movie lot

Film Premiere

1992 "Unforgiven" directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman and Morgan Freeman premieres in Los Angeles (Academy Awards Best Picture 1993)

  • 1995 CNN en Espanol premieres

Film Release

2001 "The Princess Diaries", starring Anne Hathaway in her film debut, is released nationwide

Film & TV History

2008 Morgan Freeman is injured in an automobile accident near Ruleville, Mississippi, when his car flipped over several times on the highway