Events in Film & TV on February 10

Film release premierFilm Premier

1939 "Stagecoach" western film directed by John Ford, starring Claire Trevor and John Wayne, premieres in Miami

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1940 "Tom & Jerry" cartoon created by William Hanna & Joseph Barbera debut by MGM

Animator William Hanna
Animator
William Hanna
Animator Joseph Barbera
Animator
Joseph Barbera
  • 1956 "My Friend Flicka" premieres on CBS (later NBC) TV
  • 1964 WBGU TV channel 27 in Bowling Green, OH (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1972 BBC bans "Give Ireland Back to the Irish" by Wings
  • 1978 U.S. premiere of "Blue Collar", Paul Schrader's first film direction
  • 1989 To gain deregulation WWF admits pro wrestling is an exhibition & not a sport, in a NJ court
  • 1990 6th Largest wrestling crowd (63,900-Tokyo Dome)

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1993 "Michael Jackson Talks To Oprah Winfrey" airs on ABC & drew an astounding 39.3 rating/56 share, 90 million people

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson
  • 1995 Chelsi Smith, 21, (Texas), crowned 44th Miss USA
  • 1997 13th Soap Opera Digest Awards - General Hospital wins
  • 2008 61st British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "Atonement" Best Film, Ethan and Joel Coen Best Director

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

2013 66th British Academy Awards:" Argo", Ben Affleck, Daniel Day-Lewis and Emmanuelle Riva win

  • 2013 66th British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "Argo" Best Film, Ben Affleck Best Director
  • 2015 Comedian Jon Stewart announces he will be leaving "The Daily Show" at the end of the year