Events in Film & TV on December 28

  • 1895 Filmmakers the Lumiere brothers, hold the first commercial film screening at Salon Indien du Grand CafĂ©, Paris
  • 1925 George and Ira Gershwin's musical "Tip-Toes" premieres in New York City
  • 1949 20th Century Fox announces it will produce TV programs
  • 1953 WLBT TV channel 3 in Jackson, MS (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1954 KEPR TV channel 19 in Pasco-Kennewick-Richl, WA (CBS) 1st broadcast
  • 1956 Miss Frances [Horwich], last Ding Dong School on NBC-TV
  • 1957 CBS states it won't broadcast baseball where minor league games are on
  • 1967 KTSB (now KSNT) TV channel 27 in Topeka, KS (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1968 KVOF (KUDO, now KWBB) TV channel 38 in SF, CA (IND) 1st broadcast
  • 1991 Ninibeth Beatriz Leal Jiminez, 20, of Venez, crowned 41st Miss World

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1994 "The Madness of King George" film based on the play by Alan Bennett, directed by Nicholas Hytner, starring Nigel Hawthorne and Helen Mirren premieres in the US

Actress Helen Mirren
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Helen Mirren

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2009 Scarlett Johansson makes her debut on Broadway in the Arthur Miller play "A View from the Bridge"