Events in Film & TV on July 17

Film release premierFilm Premier

1959 "North by Northwest" directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Cary Grant and Eva Marie Saint premieres in Los Angeles

  • 1965 WLCY (now WTSP) TV channel 10 in St Petersburg-Tampa, FL (ABC) begins
  • 1968 The Beatles' animated film "Yellow Submarine" premieres in London

Electoral defeatPresidential Convention

1980 Ronald Reagan formally accepts Republican nomination for US president

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • 1997 30th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center

Film release premierFilm Release

1998 "The Mask of Zorro" directed by Martin Campbell, starring Antonio Banderas, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Anthony Hopkins is released

  • 2003 36th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2004 Martha Stewart is sentenced to five months in prison plus five months in home confinement for lying to federal investigators

Business Magnate and TV Personality Martha Stewart
Business Magnate and TV Personality
Martha Stewart

Film release premierFilm Release

2015 Marvel's "Ant-Man", starring Paul Rudd as the titular character, is released

Actor Paul Rudd
Actor
Paul Rudd