Events in Film & TV on January 5

  • 1927 Fox Studios exhibits Movietone

Premiere of Cavalcade

1933 "Cavalcade" based on the play by Noël Coward, directed by Frank Lloyd and starring Diana Wynyard and Clive Brook premieres in New York (Best Production/Picture 1934)

  • 1945 Pepe LePew debuts in Warner Bros cartoon "Odor-able Kitty"
  • 1955 KMSP TV channel 9 in Minneapolis-St Paul, MN (IND) 1st broadcast

Musical Finale

1963 Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's musical "Camelot", starring Richard Burton, Julie Andrews, and Robert Goulet, closes at Majestic Theater, NYC, after 873 performances and winning 4 Tony Awards

  • 1967 KLXA (now KTBN) TV channel 40 in Fontana-San Ana, CA (IND) begins
  • 1970 American daytime soap opera "All My Children" premieres on ABC
  • 1970 KPTS TV channel 8 in Hutchinson-Wichita, Kansas (PBS) begins broadcasting

TV Show Appearance

1974 Raul Julia appears on "The Bob Newhart Show" in "Oh, Brother"

  • 1981 Late night television news program "Nightline" with Ted Koppel extended from 20 mins to 30 mins
  • 1989 2 French TV newsmen arrested for trying to plant fake bombs on 3 airlines at JFK airport in security test
  • 1989 Baseball signs $400M with ESPN, showing 175 games in 1990
  • 1993 Price is Right model Janice Pennington sues CBS for show accident
  • 1994 26th NAACP Image Awards: "Sister Act" wins Outstanding Motion Picture

Golden Globes

2020 77th Golden Globes: "1917" Best Drama, "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" Best Comedy/Musical, acting awards Renée Zellweger, Joaquin Phoenix, Awkwafina, Taron Edgerton

  • 2023 Pocahontas revealed as the 12th great-grandmother of actor Edward Norton on PBS's "Finding Your Roots" [1]