Events in Film & TV on January 6

  • 1953 WKBN TV channel 27 in Youngstown, OH (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1956 KGNS TV channel 8 in Laredo, TX (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting

TV Show Appearance

1957 Elvis Presley makes his 7th & final appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show"

  • 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

Television Finale

1967 "Milton Berle Show" last airs on ABC-TV

  • 1967 KHTV TV channel 39 in Houston, TX (IND) begins broadcasting

Music Single

1969 The Supremes release single "I'm Livin' In Shame"

  • 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

Film & TV History

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

Film 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 and TV Awards

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

Music History

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

  • 2018 Jon Gruden returns to the NFL as Oakland Raiders head coach after nearly a decade of broadcasting (ESPN Monday Night Football 2009-17)

Golden Globes

2019 76th Golden Globes: "The Americans", "Bohemian Rhapsody", "Green Book", Glenn Close and Rami Malek among the winners