Events in Film & TV on January 30

Film release premierFilm Premier

1931 "City Lights", American silent romantic comedy film directed by Charlie Chaplin, starring himself and Virginia Cherrill, premieres at Los Angeles Theater

Comedian/Actor/Filmaker Charlie Chaplin
Comedian/Actor/Filmaker
Charlie Chaplin
  • 1933 "Lone Ranger" begins a 21-year run on ABC radio
  • 1950 "Robert Montgomery Presents" dramatic anthology premieres on NBC TV
  • 1956 KRMA TV channel 6 in Denver, CO (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1956 KTXS TV channel 12 in Sweetwater-Abilene, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1961 Bobby Darin is youngest performer to headline a TV special on NBC
  • 1961 KAET TV channel 8 in Phoenix, AZ (PBS) begins broadcasting

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1978 Mutual Broadcasting Network begins airing Larry King Show on radio

TV and Radio Host Larry King
TV and Radio Host
Larry King

Music awardsMusic Awards

1981 8th American Music Awards: Barbra Streisand & Kenny Rogers win

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
Country Singer Kenny Rogers
Country Singer
Kenny Rogers

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

1982 39th Golden Globes: On Golden Pond, Henry Fonda & Meryl Streep win

  • 1994 10th Sundance Film Festival: "What Happened Was" wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic
  • 1995 Belgium's TV channel 2 in Flanders goes on the air
  • 2000 16th Sundance Film Festival: "Girlfight" and "You Can Count on Me" (tie) win Grand Jury Prize Dramatic
  • 2005 21st Sundance Film Festival: "Forty Shades of Blue", directed by Ira Sachs, wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic
  • 2011 27th Sundance Film Festival: "Like Crazy", directed by Drake Doremus, wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic