On This Day

Events in Film & TV on July 27

  • 1940 Bugs Bunny, Warner Bros. cartoon character created by Tex Avery, Bob Givens (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series), first debuts in "Wild Hare"

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1990 Zsa Zsa Gabor begins a 3 day jail sentence for slapping a police officer in Beverly Hills

Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor
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Zsa Zsa Gabor
  • 1993 NBC TV awarded 1996 Olympic coverage for $456 million
  • 1995 28th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • 2007 Two News helicopters from Phoenix, Arizona television stations KNXV and KTVK collide over Steele Indian School Park in central Phoenix while covering a police chase; there were no survivors. Worst civil aviation incident in Phoenix history.
  • 2018 CBS Chairman Leslie Moonves is accused of sexual misconduct in the "New Yorker" by Ronan Farrow