On This Day

Events in Film & TV on July 23

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1966 Frank Sinatra's album "Strangers In The Night" is No. 1 on the US charts, (Grammy for Record Of The Year and Best Male Vocal Performance)

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra
  • 1981 14th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at El Cortez Hotel
  • 1984 Suzette Charles (NJ), 21, replaces Williams as 57th Miss America 1984
  • 1984 Vanessa Williams, 1st African American Miss America, resigns due to posing nude
  • 1989 FOX-TV tops ABC, NBC & CBS for 1st time (America's Most Wanted)

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1994 Dancer and actor Gene Kelly suffers a mild stroke

Actor and Dancer Gene Kelly
Actor and Dancer
Gene Kelly
  • 2009 42nd San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center

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2015 Supreme Court rejects Bill Cosby's petition against a civil case of his alleged sexual assault of 15-year-old girl at the Playboy Mansion in 1974

Actor/Comedian Bill Cosby
Actor/Comedian
Bill Cosby

Battle of Interest9/11 Attack on New York's World Trade Towers

2019 US Senate passes bill championed by comedian Jon Stewart to ensure 9/11 first responders fund never runs out of money
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UA Flight 175 flies toward the South Tower of the World Trade Center while the North Tower burns
UA Flight 175 flies toward the South Tower of the World Trade Center while the North Tower burns