Events in Film & TV on July 10

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

1st African-American Network TV Anchor Max Robinson
1st African-American Network TV Anchor
Max Robinson
  • 1981 Walt Disney's "Fox & The Hound" released

Film release premierFilm Premier

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

Actor Kurt Russell
Actor
Kurt Russell
Horror film director John Carpenter
Horror film director
John Carpenter