Events in Film & Television in January 1973

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 3 George Steinbrenner III buys Yankees from CBS for $12 million

New York Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner
New York Yankees Owner
George Steinbrenner
  • Jan 6 "Schoolhouse Rock" premieres on ABC-TV with Multiplication Rock
  • Jan 7 WNPB TV channel 13 in Marquette, MI (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Jan 14 Dancer Roy Castle is measured at 1,440 taps/min on BBC TV
  • Jan 16 NBC presents 440th & final showing of "Bonanza"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 18 John Cleese's final episode on "Monty Python's Flying Circus" on BBC TV

Actor, Comedian John Cleese
Actor, Comedian
John Cleese
Comedian and Actor Michael Palin
Comedian and Actor
Michael Palin
  • Jan 21 Leslie Nielson appears on M*A*S*H in "Ringbanger"
  • Jan 28 "Barnaby Jones" premieres on CBS TV
  • Jan 28 Ron Howard appears on M*A*S*H in "Sometimes You Hear the Bullet"

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Jan 28 30th Golden Globes: The Godfather, Marlon Brando and Liv Ullmann win

Actor Marlon Brando
Actor
Marlon Brando
Filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola
Filmmaker
Francis Ford Coppola
Film Producer Robert Evans
Film Producer
Robert Evans