On This Day

Events in Film & Television in February 1957

  • Feb 11 KUMV TV channel 8 in Williston, ND (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Feb 16 The "Toddlers' Truce", a controversial television closedown between 6.00pm and 7.00pm, abolished in the United Kingdom

Film release premierFilm Release

Feb 16 Swedish film classic "The Seventh Seal" directed by Ingmar Bergman, starring Max Von Sydow and Bengt Ekerot is released

Actor Max Von Sydow
Actor
Max Von Sydow
Director and Writer Ingmar Bergman
Director and Writer
Ingmar Bergman
  • Feb 27 Premiere of only prime-time network TV show beginning with an "X": "Xavier Cugat Show" on NBC (until X-Files)

Film tv awardsGolden Globes

Feb 28 14th Golden Globes: The King and I, Kirk Douglas, & Ingrid Bergman win