On This Day

Events in Film & TV on July 5

  • 1953 WANC TV channel 21 in Asheville, NC (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 1954 The BBC broadcasts its first television news bulletin
  • 1961 KUSD TV channel 2 in Vermillion, SD (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1970 20th Berlin International Film Festival cancelled due to controversy surrounding the participation of Michael Verhoeven's anti-war film "o.k."

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

1989 "Seinfield" (originally titled The Seinfeld Chronicles" screens its pilot episode starring Jerry Seinfeld, Jason Alexander, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Michael Richards on NBC

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld
Comedian
Jerry Seinfeld
Comedian Jerry Stiller
Comedian
Jerry Stiller
Seinfeld Comedienne Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Seinfeld Comedienne
Julia Louis-Dreyfus