Events in Film & TV on July 25

  • 1922 AT&T begins broadcasting on WBAY (NYC-later WEAF, WNBC, WRCA & WFAN)

Music History

1946 Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis stage their first show as a comedy team at 500 Club in Atlantic City, New Jersey

Music Single

1966 The Supremes release single "You Can't Hurry Love"

Film & TV History

1985 Spokeswoman for Rock Hudson confirms he has AIDS

  • 1987 Sherri Martel beats Fabulous Moolah for WWF Woman's Championship Belt
  • 1988 Mindy Duncan, 16, of Oregon, crowned 6th Miss Teen USA
  • 1989 Brandi Sherwood of Idaho crowned 7th Miss Teen USA

Sports History

1990 Roseanne Barr sings the National Anthem at Cincinnati Reds-San Diego Padres MLB game

Film Release

1993 Romantic comedy film "Sleepless in Seattle" is released starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan, directed by Nora Ephron

Film & TV History

1997 Autumn Jackson, found guilty of trying to extort $40M from Bill Cosby

Television Debut

2010 British TV series "Sherlock" debuts starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman, created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss

Film & TV History

2018 Georgian representative James Spencer resigns after being fooled into saying racial slurs on Sacha Baron Cohen's "Who is America" TV series