On This Day

Events in Film & TV on February 15

Film release premierFilm Release

1927 Silent film "It" is released in the US starring Clara Bow

Silent Screen Actress Clara Bow
Silent Screen Actress
Clara Bow
  • 1939 Lillian Hellman's play "The Little Foxes" premieres in New York City
  • 1950 KENS TV channel 5 in San Antonio, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1950 WSYR (now WSTM) TV channel 3 in Syracuse, NY (NBC) begins broadcasting

Film release premierFilm Premier

1950 Walt Disney's animated film "Cinderella" premieres in Boston

Animator Walt Disney
Animator
Walt Disney
  • 1954 WRDW TV channel 12 in Augusta, GA (CBS) begins broadcasting

Film tv awardsGolden Globes

1967 24th Golden Globes: A Man for All Seasons, Paul Scofield, & Anouk Aimee win

  • 1968 WVUT TV channel 22 in Vincennes, IN (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1970 KAMU TV channel 15 in College Station, TX (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1985 35th Berlin International Film Festival: "The Woman and the Stranger" and "Wetherby" win the Golden Bear (tie)
  • 1987 ABC-TV begins broadcasting "Amerika" mini-series
  • 1991 41st Berlin International Film Festival: "The House of Smiles" wins the Golden Bear
  • 1996 46th Berlin International Film Festival: "Sense and Sensibility" wins the Golden Bear

Film release premierFilm Release

1996 Tamil romantic comedy film "Poove Unakkaga" released directed by Vikraman, starring Sangita and Vijay in his breakthrough role

Actor and Singer Vijay
Actor and Singer
Vijay

Film tv awardsBAFTA Awards

2004 57th British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" Best Film, Peter Weir Best Director

Actress Liv Tyler
Actress
Liv Tyler
Writer and Academic J. R. R. Tolkien
Writer and Academic
J. R. R. Tolkien
  • 2005 YouTube, Internet site on which videos may be shared and viewed by others, is launched in the United States
  • 2011 "A Separation" written and directed by Asghar Farhad, starring Leila Hatamiand and Payman Maadi premieres at the Fajr Film Festival in Tehran (Academy Award Best Foreign Film)