On This Day

Events in Film & Television in August 1964

  • Aug 10 WJSP TV channel 28 in Columbus, GA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Aug 11 "A Hard Days Night" a musical comedy film featuring the Beatles released in the US

Film Premier

Aug 27 Walt Disney's "Mary Poppins" directed by Robert Stevenson, starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke premieres in Los Angeles

Actress and Singer Julie Andrews
Actress and Singer
Julie Andrews
Animator Walt Disney
Animator
Walt Disney
Actor Dick Van Dyke
Actor
Dick Van Dyke
  • Aug 27 25th Venice Film Festival: "Red Desert" directed by Michelangelo Antonioni wins Golden Lion
  • Aug 28 WEWS-TV Channel 5's "Upbeat" debuts in Cleveland