Events in Film & TV on July 10

  • 1949 WJAR TV channel 10 in Providence, Rhode Island (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1950 "Your Hit Parade" premieres on NBC-TV (later CBS), after being broadcast on radio from 1935
  • 1975 Gladys Knight and Pips Summer Series premieres on NBC-TV

Film & TV History

1978 World News Tonight premieres on ABC with Max Robinson the first black anchor on a network newscast in the US

Film Premiere

1981 "Escape from New York" directed by John Carpenter and starring Kurt Russell and Donald Pleasence, premieres in the US

  • 1981 Walt Disney's "Fox & The Hound" released