Events in Film & TV on February 12

Film release premierFilm Release

1914 "The Squaw Man", 1st feature-length film shot in Hollywood, directed by Cecil B. DeMille and Oscar Apfel, is released in the US

Filmmaker and Director Cecil B. DeMille
Filmmaker and Director
Cecil B. DeMille
  • 1955 WTVY TV channel 4 in Dothan, AL (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1965 KHFI (now KBVO) TV channel 42 in Austin, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

1968 25th Golden Globes: "In the Heat of the Night", Rod Steiger, & Edith Evans win

  • 1994 Model Anna Nicole Smith hospitalized for drug overdose
  • 2000 31st NAACP Image Awards: "The Best Man" wins Outstanding Motion Picture
  • 2005 58th British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "The Aviator" Best Film, Mike Leigh Best Director
  • 2009 40th NAACP Image Awards: "The Secret Life of Bees" wins Outstanding Motion Picture
  • 2012 65th British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "The Artist" Best Film, Michel Hazanavicius Best Director

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2013 At a ceremony in Philadelphia, the NFL pays tribute to the life of the late Steve Sabol and his many contributions to the league

American Filmmaker and Founder of NFL Films Steve Sabol
American Filmmaker and Founder of NFL Films
Steve Sabol