Events in Film & TV on January 21

  • 1903 "The Wizard of Oz" muscial premieres in New York City
  • 1956 "Comedy in Music (Victor Borge)" closes at Golden NYC after 849 performances
  • 1957 KSAT TV channel 12 in San Antonio, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1958 KMOT TV channel 10 in Minot, ND (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1961 KIFI TV channel 8 in Idaho Falls, Idaho (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1971 "Alias Smith & Jones" premieres on ABC TV
  • 1973 Leslie Nielson appears on M*A*S*H in "Ringbanger"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1983 President Reagan certifies El Salvador human-rights abuses have decreased making country eligible for US military aid

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • 1986 Allison J Brown, 17, of Oklahoma, crowned 4th Miss Teen USA
  • 1991 CBS News correspondant Bob Simon captured by Iraqis in Persian Gulf

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

1995 52nd Golden Globes: "Forrest Gump", Tom Hanks, & Jessica Lange win

Actor Tom Hanks
Actor
Tom Hanks
Actress Jessica Lange
Actress
Jessica Lange

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

1996 53rd Golden Globes: "Sense and Sensibility", Nicolas Cage, & Sharon Stone win

Actor Nicolas Cage
Actor
Nicolas Cage
Actor and Film Director Mel Gibson
Actor and Film Director
Mel Gibson
  • 2001 58th Golden Globes: "Gladiator", Tom Hanks, & Julia Roberts win