Events in Film & TV on January 22

  • 1940 1st radio broadcast of "Road to Happiness" on CBS
  • 1947 1st commercial TV station west of Mississippi opens in Hollywood, California
  • 1947 KTLA TV channel 5 in Los Angeles, CA (IND) begins broadcasting

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

1954 11th Golden Globes: The Robe, Spencer Tracy, & Audrey Hepburn win

  • 1958 KRSD (now KEVN) TV channel 7 in Rapid City, SD (ABC) 1st broadcast
  • 1968 "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In" premieres on NBC
  • 1972 "Emergency" with Robert Fuller premieres on NBC TV
  • 1985 Kelly Hu, 16, of Hawaii, crowned 3rd Miss Teen USA
  • 1987 Pennsylvania politician R. Budd Dwyer shoots and kills himself at a press conference on live national television, leading to debates on boundaries in journalism

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

1994 51st Golden Globes: Schlinder's List, Tom Hanks, & Holly Hunter win

Actor Tom Hanks
Actor
Tom Hanks
Actress Holly Hunter
Actress
Holly Hunter

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2010 Conan O'Brien's last Tonight Show episode after a big controversy over the Tonight Show timeslot

TV Host Conan O'Brien
TV Host
Conan O'Brien