On This Day

Events in Film & TV on January 5

  • 1927 Fox Studios exhibits Movietone

Film release premierFilm Premier

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)

Playwright, Director and Singer Noël Coward
Playwright, Director and Singer
Noël Coward
  • 1945 Pepe LePew debuts in Warner Bros cartoon "Odor-able Kitty"
  • 1955 KMSP TV channel 9 in Minneapolis-St Paul, MN (IND) 1st broadcast
  • 1967 KLXA (now KTBN) TV channel 40 in Fontana-San Ana, CA (IND) begins
  • 1970 KPTS TV channel 8 in Hutchinson-Wichita, KS (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1970 Soap Opera "All My Children" premieres on ABC

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

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

Comedian and Actor Bob Newhart
Comedian and Actor
Bob Newhart
  • 1981 "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

Film tv awardsGolden Globes

2020 Golden Globes: "1917" Best Drama, "Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood" Best Comedy/Musical, acting awards Renee Zellweger, Joaquin Pheonix, Awkwafina, Taron Edgerton