Events in Film & TV on January 6

Film release premierFilm Release

1948 "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre", American adventure film based off B. Traven's novel of the same name, directed by John Huston and starring Humphrey Bogart, is released

  • 1953 WKBN TV channel 27 in Youngstown, OH (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1956 KGNS TV channel 8 in Laredo, TX (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1958 WIPR TV channel 6 in San Juan, PR (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1963 "Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom" with Marlin Perkins begins on NBC
  • 1967 "Milton Berle Show" last airs on ABC-TV
  • 1967 KHTV TV channel 39 in Houston, TX (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 1969 WLIW TV channel 21 in Garden City, NY (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1973 "Schoolhouse Rock" premieres on ABC-TV with Multiplication Rock
  • 1974 "CBS Mystery Theater" premieres on radio
  • 1975 "AM America" premieres on ABC-TV with Bill Beutel as host
  • 1975 "Wheel Of Fortune" debuts on NBC-TV
  • 1991 "Real Life With Jane Pauley" premieres on NBC-TV

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2009 Dakota Fanning receives the Rising Star Award at the 20th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

2010 36th People's Choice Awards: Johnny Depp & Sandra Bullock win (Movie Star) and Hugh Laurie & Katherine Heigl win (TV Drama)

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

2011 37th People's Choice Awards: Johnny Depp & Kristen Stewart win (Movie Star) and Hugh Laurie & Lisa Edelstein win (TV Drama)

  • 2016 "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" breaks North American box office record, passing the $760.5m taken by "Avatar"