Events in Film & TV on July 19

  • 1937 Joris Ivens' "Spanish Earth" premieres in Hollywood
  • 1940 Nazi occupiers in Netherlands forbid anti-nazi films

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1941 BBC World Service begins playing V(ictory) ("...-" in Morse code) (opening of Beethoven's 5th symphony)

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1941 Tom and Jerry first appear under their own names in cartoon "The Midnight Snack" by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera

Animator Joseph Barbera
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Joseph Barbera
Animator William Hanna
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William Hanna
  • 1953 KIMA TV channel 29 in Yakima, WA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1953 WAKR (now WAKC) TV channel 23 in Akron, OH (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1961 1st in-flight movie shown (TWA)
  • 1965 Shooting begins on Star Trek 2nd pilot "Where No Man Has Gone Before"
  • 1979 Maritza Sayalero, 18, of Venezuela, crowned 28th Miss Universe
  • 2001 34th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center

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2007 TV drama "Mad Men" debuts starring Jon Hamm, Elizabeth Moss and Vincent Kartheiser on cable network AMC

Actor Jon Hamm
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Jon Hamm
  • 2011 "Captain America: The First Avenger", directed by Joe Johnston, starring Chris Evans and Hayley Atwell, premieres in Los Angeles
  • 2017 BBC publishes salaries of its top-earning journalists and presenters, two-thirds male, Chris Evans highest at over £2.2 million