On This Day

Events in Film & TV on August 9

  • 1930 Betty Boop debuts in Max Fleischer's animated cartoon Dizzy Dishes
  • 1942 CBS radio broadcasts the debut of "Our Secret Weapon."
  • 1963 Britains rock TV show, Ready Steady Go, premieres
  • 1967 KYAY TV channel 39 in West Monroe, LA (IND) begins broadcasting