On This Day

Events in Film & Television in April 2009

Sport defeatWrestleMania

Apr 5 WrestleMania XXV, Reliant Stadium, Houston, TX (72,744): The Undertaker defeats Shawn Michaels; John Cena beats Edge and The Big Show; Triple H downs Randy Orton

Professional Wrestler and Actor John Cena
Professional Wrestler and Actor
John Cena

Film release premierFilm Premier

Apr 6 "Star Trek" film reboot directed by J.J. Abrams, starring Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto premieres in Austin, Texas

Director, Producer and Writer J. J. Abrams
Director, Producer and Writer
J. J. Abrams

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

Apr 9 Mockumentary "Parks and Recreation" starring Amy Poehler, Nick Offerman and Aziz Ansari debuts on NBC in the US

Actress, comedian, writer and producer Amy Poehler
Actress, comedian, writer and producer
Amy Poehler
Actor Chris Pratt
Actor
Chris Pratt

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 25 Elijah Wood is honored with the Midnight Award by the San Francisco International Film Festival

  • Apr 26 55th British Academy Television Awards: "Harry and Paul" Best Comedy, "Wallander" Best Drama