Events in Film & TV on July 4

  • 1954 WMSL (WYUR, now WAFF) TV channel 48 in Huntsville, AL (ABC) begins
  • 1962 KIKU (now KHNL) TV channel 13 in Honolulu, HI (IND) 1st broadcast

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1970 Casey Kasem's "American Top 40" debuts on LA radio

Disc Jockey and Actor Casey Kasem
Disc Jockey and Actor
Casey Kasem

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1989 14 year old actress Drew Barrymore, attempts suicide

  • 1991 24th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Pan Pacific Hotel
  • 1996 29th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center