On This Day

Events in Film & TV on February 3

Film release premierFilm Premier

1932 "Shanghai Express" directed by Josef von Sternberg and starring Marlene Dietrich, Clive Brook and Anna Mae Wong premieres in Los Angeles

Actress and Singer Marlene Dietrich
Actress and Singer
Marlene Dietrich
  • 1945 Walt Disney's "3 Caballeros" released

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

1951 "Victor Borge Show" debuts on NBC TV

Comedian and Pianist Victor Borge
Comedian and Pianist
Victor Borge
  • 1953 J Fred Muggs, a chimpanzee, becomes a regular on NBC's Today Show

Film release premierFilm Premier

1960 "La Dolce Vita" directed by Federico Fellini and starring Marcello Mastroianni and Anita Ekberg has its film premiere in Italy

Actress Anita Ekberg
Actress
Anita Ekberg
Film Director and Scriptwriter Federico Fellini
Film Director and Scriptwriter
Federico Fellini
  • 1971 KTSC TV channel 8 in Pueblo-Colorado Spgs, CO (PBS) 1st broadcast

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1986 Pixar Animation Studios (Toy Story; The Incredibles) headed by Edwin Catmull and Alvy Ray Smith, is spun off from Lucasfilm, Ltd as an independent film production company, with backing of Steve Jobs

Apple Co-founder Steve Jobs
Apple Co-founder
Steve Jobs
  • 1989 Baseball's National League announces Yanks' broadcaster Bill White will its 1st African American President

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2003 Actress Lana Clarkson is shot and killed by Phil Spector at Spector's house in Alhambra, California

Music Producer Phil Spector
Music Producer
Phil Spector
  • 2005 51st National Film Awards (India): "Shwaas" wins the Golden Lotus