On This Day

Events in Film & TV on February 6

Film release premierFilm Release

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

Comedian, Actor and Filmmaker Charlie Chaplin
Comedian, Actor and Filmmaker
Charlie Chaplin
Actress Lita Grey
Actress
Lita Grey

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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 awardsGolden Globes

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

Actress Jane Fonda
Actress
Jane Fonda
Actor Gene Hackman
Actor
Gene Hackman

Music concertMusic Concert

1973 Drummer Buddy Rich plays influential performance at the Top of the Plaza, Richmond New York, later televised by PBS

Jazz Drummer/Band Leader Buddy Rich
Jazz Drummer/Band Leader
Buddy Rich
  • 1981 "Brady Brides" debuts on NBC TV

Film release premierFilm Release

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
  • 2002 52nd Berlin International Film Festival: "Spirited Away" and "Bloody Sunday" win the Golden Bear (tie)
  • 2003 53rd Berlin International Film Festival: "In This World" wins the Golden Bear

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2014 Jay Leno ends his time on "The Tonight Show"

TV Host and Comedian Jay Leno
TV Host and Comedian
Jay Leno
  • 2014 64th Berlin International Film Festival: "Black Coal, Thin Ice" wins the Golden Bear
  • 2015 46th NAACP Image Awards: "Selma" wins Outstanding Motion Picture
  • 2016 Eighth Republican presidential candidates debate hosted by ABC, held in Goffstown, New Hampshire