Events in Film & TV on February 21

  • 1944 "War As It Happens" news show premieres on NBC TV (NYC only)
  • 1947 1st broadcast of 1st US TV soap opera "A Woman to Remember"
  • 1950 WOI TV channel 5 in Ames-Des Moines, IA (ABC/PBS) begins broadcasting

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

1952 9th Golden Globes: A Place in the Sun, Fredric March, & Jane Wyman win

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1981 Charles Rocket clearly says "fuck" on "Saturday Night Live"

Television Producer Lorne Michaels
Television Producer
Lorne Michaels

Music awardsMusic Awards

1990 "The Batman Theme" by Danny Elfman wins Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition at 32nd Annual Grammy Awards

Composer Danny Elfman
Composer
Danny Elfman

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

2003 Bill Maher's political talk show "Real Time with Bill Maher" debuts on HBO

Political Commentator and Comedian Bill Maher
Political Commentator and Comedian
Bill Maher
  • 2009 29th Golden Raspberry Awards: "The Love Guru" wins

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

2010 63rd British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "The Hurt Locker" Best Film, Kathryn Bigelow Best Director

Director Kathryn Bigelow
Director
Kathryn Bigelow
  • 2015 35th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Saving Christmas" wins worst film