Events in Film & TV on February 20

  • 1917 Jerome Kern, Guy Bolton & P.G. Wodehouse's musical "Oh, Boy!" premieres in New York
  • 1944 Batman & Robin comic strip premieres in newspapers

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1952 "African Queen" film directed by John Huston, starring Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn is released in the US

  • 1956 WOSU TV channel 34 in Columbus, OH (PBS) begins broadcasting

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

1978 4th People's Choice Awards: John Wayne & Barbra Streisand win (Motion Picture) and James Garner & Mary Tyler Moore win (TV)

Actor John Wayne
Actor
John Wayne
Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
Actress Mary Tyler Moore
Actress
Mary Tyler Moore
  • 1978 Bob Backland beats Billy Graham in NY, to become WWF wrestling champ
  • 1987 David Hartman quits ABC's "Good Morning America" after 11 years
  • 1998 US movie box office hits quickest $1 billion for year (51 days)