Events in Film & TV on December 14

  • 1952 KROD (now KDBC) TV channel 4 in El Paso, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1954 WOAY TV channel 4 in Oak Hill-Beckley, WV (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1971 U.S. premiere of "Nicholas and Alexandra", film adaptation of Robert K. Massie's best selling novel
  • 1977 "Saturday Night Fever" film starring John Travolta, premieres in NYC
  • 1988 CBS' $1.1 B bid wins exclusive 1990-94 major-league baseball rights

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1993 "Philadelphia" directed by Jonathan Demme and starring Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington premieres in Century City, California

  • 1996 12th Soap Opera Digest Awards - Days of Our Lives wins

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2013 Venkatraman Ramakrishnan is named as one of the 25 Greatest Global Living Indians by NDTV Channel, India

Structural Biologist Venkatraman Ramakrishnan
Structural Biologist
Venkatraman Ramakrishnan

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2015 "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" directed by J.J. Abrams and starring Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Harrison Ford has its world premiere at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles