Events in Film & TV on July 21

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1943 "Stormy Weather", directed by Andrew L. Stone, starring Bill Robinson, Lena Horne and Fats Waller singing "Ain't Misbehavin'" premieres in the US

Jazz Musician and Songwriter Fats Waller
Jazz Musician and Songwriter
Fats Waller
  • 1948 WSPD TV channel 13 in Toledo, OH (NBC) begins broadcasting

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1952 "The Quiet Man" film directed by John Ford and starring John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara is released in the UK

Actor John Wayne
Actor
John Wayne
Film director John Ford
Film director
John Ford
  • 1976 9th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at El Cortez Hotel
  • 1978 "Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" film, based on the Beatles' album of the same name, premieres in NYC
  • 1986 Barbara Palacios Teyde, 22, of Venezuela, crowned 35th Miss Universe
  • 1987 Kristi Addis, of Mississippi, crowned 5th Miss Teen USA
  • 1996 "The Daily Show" hosted by Craig Kilborn premieres on Comedy Central in the US
  • 2011 44th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center

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2014 "Guardians of the Galaxy", directed by James Gunn, starring Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana, premieres in Hollywood, Los Angeles

Actress Zoe Saldana
Actress
Zoe Saldana