On This Day

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
  • 1951 "John and Marsha" by Stan Freberg, a parody of daytime soap operas which had only two voices repeating each other's names, peaks at #21 in the USA
  • 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
  • 1989 39th Berlin International Film Festival: "Rain Man" wins the Golden Bear
  • 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
  • 1994 44th Berlin International Film Festival: "In the Name of the Father" wins the Golden Bear
  • 1995 Chelsi Smith, 21, (Texas), crowned 44th Miss USA
  • 1997 13th Soap Opera Digest Awards - General Hospital wins
  • 1999 49th Berlin International Film Festival: "The Thin Red Line" wins the Golden Bear
  • 2005 55th Berlin International Film Festival: "U-Carmen" wins the Golden Bear
  • 2008 61st British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "Atonement" Best Film, Ethan and Joel Coen Best Director
  • 2011 61st Berlin International Film Festival: "A Separation" wins the Golden Bear

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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

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2015 Comedian Jon Stewart announces he will be leaving "The Daily Show" at the end of the year

Comedian and TV Host Jon Stewart
Comedian and TV Host
Jon Stewart

Film tv awardsBAFTA Awards

2019 72nd British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "Roma" Best Film, Alfonso Cuarón Best Director, Olivia Coleman, Rami Malek best actors

Actor Rami Malek
Actor
Rami Malek
Film Director Alfonso Cuarón
Film Director
Alfonso Cuarón