Events in Film & TV on July 3

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1928 John Logie Baird demonstrates the first colour television transmission in London

Inventor of Television John Logie Baird
Inventor of Television
John Logie Baird
  • 1958 "Andy Williams Show" premieres on ABC (later on CBS & NBC)

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1985 CBS announces a 21% stock buy-back to thwart Ted Turner's takeover

Founder of CNN Ted Turner
Founder of CNN
Ted Turner

Film release premierFilm Release

1985 "Back to the Future" directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd is released

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1986 President Reagan presided over relighting of renovated Statue of Liberty

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • 1989 The movie "Batman" set record of quickest $100 million (10 days)