Events in Film & TV on February 6

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1921 "The Kid", silent film starring Charlie Chaplin & Jackie Coogan, released

Comedian/Actor/Filmaker Charlie Chaplin
Comedian/Actor/Filmaker
Charlie Chaplin

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1943 Singer Frank Sinatra debuts on radio's "Your Hit Parade"

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra
  • 1948 KNXT (now KCBS) TV channel 2 in Los Angeles, CA (CBS) 1st broadcast
  • 1961 KOAP TV channel 10 in Portland, OR (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1964 WCIU TV channel 26 in Chicago, IL (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 1968 KESD TV channel 8 in Brookings, SD (PBS) begins broadcasting

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

1972 29th Golden Globes: "The French Connection", Gene Hackman, & Jane Fonda win

Actress Jane Fonda
Actress
Jane Fonda
Actor Gene Hackman
Actor
Gene Hackman
  • 1981 "Brady Brides" debuts on NBC TV

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1981 Crime film "Fort Apache: The Bronx" starring Paul Newman released amid protests in the US

Actor & Entrepreneur Paul Newman
Actor & Entrepreneur
Paul Newman
  • 1992 "Late Night's 10th Anniversary Show At Radio City Music Hall" on NBC

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1995 Rapper Tupac Shakur convicted on sexual assault charge and sentenced to up to 4 1/2 years in prison

Rap Musician and Actor Tupac Shakur
Rap Musician and Actor
Tupac Shakur

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1998 Washington National Airport is renamed Ronald Reagan National Airport

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • 2015 46th NAACP Image Awards: "Selma" wins Outstanding Motion Picture
  • 2016 Eighth Republican presidential candidates debate hosted by ABC, held in Goffstown, New Hampshire