Events in Film & TV on January 7

  • 1955 WCIQ TV channel 7 in Mt Cheaha, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1967 "Newlywed Game" premieres on ABC TV
  • 1968 "GE College Bowl" quiz show premieres on NBC TV
  • 1973 WNPB TV channel 13 in Marquette, MI (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1982 "Fame" premieres on NBC TV

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1983 President Reagan ends US arms embargo against Guatemala

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

2001 27th People's Choice Awards: Mel Gibson & Julia Roberts win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Drew Carey & Jennifer Aniston win (TV)

Actress Jennifer Aniston
Actress
Jennifer Aniston
Actress Julia Roberts
Actress
Julia Roberts
Actor and Film Director Mel Gibson
Actor and Film Director
Mel Gibson
  • 2003 "In Da Club" single is released by 50 Cent (MTV Video Music Award Best Rap Video and Best New Artist 2003, Billboard Song of the Year 2003)
  • 2008 13th Critics' Choice Movie Awards: No Country for Old Men wins Best Film

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

2009 35th People's Choice Awards: Will Smith & Reese Witherspoon win (Movie Star) and Hugh Laurie & Christina Applegate win (TV)

Film release premierFilm Release

2011 "The King's Speech", starring Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, and Helena Bonham Carter, is released in United Kingdom

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

2015 41st People's Choice Awards: Robert Downey & Jennifer Lawrence win (movie star), Patrick Dempsey, Ellen Pomero (TV dramatic)