Events in Film & TV on January 28

  • 1951 "La Vie Commence Demain", which depicted artificial insemination & is the 1st X-rated movie, opened in London
  • 1953 WJTV TV channel 12 in Jackson, MS (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1957 "Tonight! America After Dark" premieres, with Jack Lescoulie & Al (Jazzbo) Collins on NBC (between Steve Allen & Jack Paar)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1960 "The Goon Show"'s final episode on BBC radio

Comedian and author Spike Milligan
Comedian and author
Spike Milligan
  • 1973 "Barnaby Jones" premieres on CBS TV
  • 1973 Ron Howard appears on M*A*S*H in "Sometimes You Hear the Bullet"

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

1973 30th Golden Globes: The Godfather, Marlon Brando and Liv Ullmann win

Actor Marlon Brando
Actor
Marlon Brando
Filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola
Filmmaker
Francis Ford Coppola
Film Producer Robert Evans
Film Producer
Robert Evans

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

1978 35th Golden Globes: "The Turning Point", Richard Burton, & Jane Fonda win

Actress Jane Fonda
Actress
Jane Fonda

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

1980 37th Golden Globes: "Kramer vs. Kramer", Dustin Hoffman & Sally Field win

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

1984 41st Golden Globes: Terms of Endearment, Tom Courtenay, Robert Duvall, & Shirley MacLaine win

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

1989 46th Golden Globes: "Rain Man", Dustin Hoffman, & Jodie Foster win

  • 1991 "A Closer Look" with Faith Daniels premieres on NBC-TV
  • 1996 12th Sundance Film Festival: "Welcome to the Dollhouse" wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic
  • 2001 17th Sundance Film Festival: "The Believer", directed by Henry Bean, wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic
  • 2007 23rd Sundance Film Festival: "Padre Nuestro", directed by Christopher Zalla, wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic