On This Day

Events in Film & TV on July 12

  • 1928 1st televised tennis match
  • 1953 KTVB TV channel 7 in Boise, ID (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1959 NBC uses cameras to show catchers signals during Yankee-Red Sox game
  • 1960 XEWT TV channel 12 in Tijuana-San Diego, CA (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 1976 1st "Family Feud" game show debuts on ABC hosted by Richard Dawson

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2002 Hindi film "Devdas" premieres directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and starring Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai and Madhuri Dixit (Best Film Filmfare Awards)

  • 2012 45th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center

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2018 Sandra Oh is the first woman to be nominated for an Emmy award in a leading role for "Killing Eve"

Actress Sandra Oh
Actress
Sandra Oh

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2018 "Misson: Impossible - Fallout", directed by Christopher McQuarrie and starring Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg and Rebecca Ferguson, premieres in Paris

Actor Tom Cruise
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Tom Cruise
Actor and Comedian Simon Pegg
Actor and Comedian
Simon Pegg
Actor Henry Cavill
Actor
Henry Cavill