On This Day

Events in Film & TV on December 7

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1925 Noël Coward's "Easy Virtue" premieres in NYC

Playwright, Director and Singer Noël Coward
Playwright, Director and Singer
Noël Coward
  • 1952 KKTV TV channel 11 in Colorado Spgs-Pueblo, CO (CBS) 1st broadcast
  • 1953 WCCB TV channel 18 in Charlotte, North Carolina (IND/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1954 KCTS TV channel 9 in Seattle, WA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1963 First use of the instant replay machine invented by CBS in a US Army vs Navy football game

Film release premierFilm Premier

1979 "Star Trek: The Motion Picture" first movie of the series premieres directed by Robert Wise, starring William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy

  • 1986 NBC premiere of miniseries "Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna" (Part 1)

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1990 Ted Turner & Jane Fonda announce their engagement

Actress Jane Fonda
Actress
Jane Fonda
Founder of CNN Ted Turner
Founder of CNN
Ted Turner

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1993 Robert Goulet undergoes prostate cancer surgery

Singer and Actor Robert Goulet
Singer and Actor
Robert Goulet

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2005 U.S. debut of the second part of two-part TV biopic miniseries "Pope John Paul II" on CBS

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II

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2018 Comedian Kevin Hart steps down as 2019 Oscars host after his history of homophobic statements is revealed

Comedian and Actor Kevin Hart
Comedian and Actor
Kevin Hart