On This Day

Events in Film & Television in January 1979

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 9 K-Mart pulls Steve Martin's "Let's Get Small" for being in "bad taste"

Actor and Comedian Steve Martin
Actor and Comedian
Steve Martin

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 16 BBC landmark nature series "Life on Earth" presented by David Attenborough first shown on BBC One

Natural History Filmmaker and TV Personality David Attenborough
Natural History Filmmaker and TV Personality
David Attenborough
  • Jan 26 "The Dukes of Hazzard" premieres on US TV network CBS

Film tv awardsGolden Globes

Jan 27 36th Golden Globes: Midnight Express, Jon Voight & Jane Fonda win

Actress Jane Fonda
Actress
Jane Fonda
Actor Jon Voight
Actor
Jon Voight