Events in Film & Television in August 1967

  • Aug 1 WBRA TV channel 15 in Roanoke, VA (PBS) begins broadcasting

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Aug 2 "In the Heat of the Night" directed by Norman Jewison, based on John Ball's novel of the same name, starring Sidney Poitier and Rod Steiger premieres in New York (Academy Awards Best Picture 1968)

  • Aug 9 KYAY TV channel 39 in West Monroe, LA (IND) begins broadcasting
  • Aug 13 WQLN TV channel 54 in Erie, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting

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Aug 13 "Bonnie and Clyde", directed by Arthur Penn and starring Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway, is released

Actress Faye Dunaway
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Faye Dunaway
  • Aug 16 WFIQ TV channel 36 in Florence, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Aug 18 WCBS radio in NYC goes all-news
  • Aug 26 28th Venice Film Festival: "Belle de Jour" directed by Luis Bunuel wins Golden Lion
  • Aug 27 Naomi Sims is 1st black model on US cover (Fashion of the Times)
  • Aug 29 Final TV episode of "The Fugitive" starring David Janssen watched by 78 million people