On This Day

Events in Film & TV on January 19

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1940 The Three Stooges film "You Nazty Spy!" about the Nazis released with the disclaimer "Any resemblance between the characters in this picture and any persons, living or dead, is a miracle."

Comedian Moe Howard
Moe Howard
  • 1955 "The Millionaire" TV program premieres on CBS

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1961 1st episode of "Dick Van Dyke Show" is filmed

  • 1964 KFME TV channel 13 in Fargo, North Dakota (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1968 WKBF TV channel 61 in Cleveland, Ohio (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 1988 "48 Hours" premieres on CBS-TV

Film tv awardsGolden Globes

1991 48th Golden Globes: Dances with Wolves, Jeremy Irons, & Kathy Bates wins

  • 1991 Sgt Slaughter defeats Ultimate Warrior for WWF championship belt

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1992 Nature Boy Ric Flair becomes WWF champ at Royal Rumble

Professional Wrestler Ric Flair
Professional Wrestler
Ric Flair
  • 1992 Roddy Piper beats Mountie to become WWF Intercontinental Champ

Film tv awardsGolden Globes

1997 54th Golden Globes: The English Patient, Geoffrey Rush, & Brenda Blethyn win

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2001 Cult film "Donnie Darko" written and directed by Richard Kelly, starring Jake Gyllenhaal premieres at the Sundance Film Festival

Film tv awardsGolden Globes

2003 60th Golden Globes: The Hours, Jack Nicholson, & Nicole Kidman win