Events in Film & TV on February 7

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1914 Charlie Chaplin debuts silent film "The Tramp" in "Kid Auto Races at Venice"

Comedian/Actor/Filmaker Charlie Chaplin
Comedian/Actor/Filmaker
Charlie Chaplin
  • 1936 Felix the Cat, animated film released by Van Beuren Studios licensed from Otto Messmer

Film release premierFilm Premier

1940 Walt Disney's second feature length movie, "Pinocchio" premieres (NYC)

Animator Walt Disney
Animator
Walt Disney

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1941 Frank Sinatra & Tommy Dorsey orchestra record "Everything Happens to Me"

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra

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1944 Bing Crosby records "Swinging on a Star" for Decca Records

Singer and Actor Bing Crosby
Singer and Actor
Bing Crosby

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1961 Jane Fonda made her acting debut in the NBC drama "A String of Beads"

Actress Jane Fonda
Actress
Jane Fonda
  • 1965 WVIZ TV channel 25 in Cleveland, Ohio (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1966 KWCM TV channel 10 in Appleton, MN (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1968 WLED TV channel 49 in Littleton, NH (PBS) begins broadcasting

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

1969 "This Is Tom Jones" debuts on ABC TV

Singer Tom Jones
Singer
Tom Jones
  • 1970 "Hollywood Palace" last airs on ABC TV

Film release premierFilm Release

1974 Mel Brooks' film "Blazing Saddles" opens in movie theaters starring Cleavon Little and Gene Wilder

Actor & Director Mel Brooks
Actor & Director
Mel Brooks
Actor Gene Wilder
Actor
Gene Wilder
  • 1979 "Supertrain", TV Anthology, Superbomb of 1979, debuts on NBC

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1984 Michael Jackson awarded a 4-ft-high platinum disc by CBS

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson
  • 1992 Shannon LA Rhea Marketic, 22, (California), crowned 41st Miss USA

Music releaseAlbum Release

1993 Carmen Electra releases her self-titled debut album, "Carmen Electra"

Music awardsMusic Awards

1994 21st American Music Awards: Whitney Houston wins

Singer and actress Whitney Houston
Singer and actress
Whitney Houston

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2006 Uma Thurman is named a knight of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres of France for outstanding achievement in the field of art and literature

Actress Uma Thurman
Actress
Uma Thurman