Events in Film & TV on August 8

  • 1938 6th Venice Film Festival opens

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1939 7th Venice Film Festival opens with a United States boycott due to Benito Mussolini's Fascist Italian regime

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • 1956 WDIQ (now KMCT) TV channel 2 in Dozier, AL (PBS) begins
  • 1991 Gary Oldman, actor (State of Grace), arrested for drunk driving