On This Day

Events in Film & TV on January 18

  • 1948 Ted Mack's "Original Amateur Hour" begins, DuMont (later NBC/ABC/CBS)
  • 1949 "They Stand Accused" courtroom drama premieres on CBS (later DuMont)
  • 1971 Ivan Koloff beats Bruno Sammartino in New York, to become WWF champ

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1973 John Cleese's final episode on "Monty Python's Flying Circus" on BBC TV

Actor, Comedian John Cleese
Actor, Comedian
John Cleese
Comedian and Actor Michael Palin
Comedian and Actor
Michael Palin
  • 1974 "$6 Million Man" starring Lee Majors premieres on ABC TV
  • 1975 "The Jeffersons" spinoff from "All in the Family" premieres on CBS
  • 1987 3rd Soap Opera Digest Awards - Days of Our Lives wins

Film tv awardsGolden Globes

1992 49th Golden Globes: Bugsy, Nick Nolte and Jodie Foster win

Actress Jodie Foster
Jodie Foster
  • 1992 Comedian Pat McCormick injured in a car accident

Film tv awardsGolden Globes

1998 55th Golden Globes: "Titanic", Peter Fonda and Judi Dench win

Actress Judi Dench
Judi Dench

United <b>Nations</b>United Nations

2008 The United Nations announce George Clooney as a UN messenger of peace

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

2014 20th Screen Actors Guild Awards: Matthew McConaughey and Cate Blanchett win