Events in Film & Television in April 1966

  • Apr 2 WJET TV channel 24 in Erie, PA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Apr 5 WTVX TV channel 34 in Ft Pierce-Vero Beach, FL (IND) 1st broadcast

Music releaseMusic Recording

Apr 11 Frank Sinatra records "Strangers in the Night" single for his album of the same name. Later reaches #1 Billboard charts

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra
  • Apr 15 KHET TV channel 11 in Honolulu, HI (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Apr 20 WDCA TV channel 20 in Washington, D.C. (IND) begins broadcasting

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

Apr 28 38th Academy Awards: "The Sound of Music", Julie Christie & Lee Marvin win