Events in Film & TV on January 23

  • 1951 3rd Emmy Awards: Alan Young Show, Alan Young and Gertrude Berg win
  • 1955 KORK (now KVBC) TV channel 3 in Las Vegas, Nevada (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • 1961 Supreme Court rules cities & states have right to censor films
  • 1962 Film "Jules et Jim", based on the novel by Henri-Pierre Roché, directed by François Truffaut and starring Jeanne Moreau is released
  • 1965 Musical variety program "King Family Show", featuring big band vocal group The King Sisters, premieres on ABC TV
  • 1975 "Barney Miller" premieres on ABC TV
  • 1977 Mini-series "Roots" premieres on ABC

Television Premiere

1983 "A-Team" with Mr T premieres on NBC

Pro Wrestling

1984 Hulk Hogan defeats Iron Sheik to win his 1st World Wrestling Federation title at Madison Gardens, New York

  • 1985 Britains House of Lords debate 1st televised

Music History

1986 "Jerome Kern Goes to Hollywood" opens at Ritz Theater NYC for 13 performances

Golden Globes

1988 45th Golden Globes: The Last Emperor, Michael Douglas, & Sally Kirkland win

  • 1988 Bob Benoit bowls 1st 300-pt game in a televised title match

Golden Globes

1993 50th Golden Globes: "Scent of a Woman", Al Pacino, & Emma Thompson win

Television Debut

2005 "Numb3rs", starring Rob Morrow and David Krumholtz, debuts on CBS

Film & TV History

2020 Actress Annabella Sciorra testifies in court that Harvey Weinstein raped her 25 years ago at his trial in New York