On This Day

Events in Film & TV on July 9

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1956 Dick Clark's 1st appearance as host of American Bandstand

Radio and TV Personality Dick Clark
Radio and TV Personality
Dick Clark
  • 1967 WRET TV channel 36 in Charlotte, North Carolina (NBC/CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1984 Yvonne Ryding of Sweden crowned 33rd Miss Universe
  • 1992 Kim Basinger gets 1,959th star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame

Film release premierFilm Premier

2001 "The Office" mockumentary created by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, starring Ricky Gervais and Martin Freeman premieres on BBC Two in the UK

Comedian Ricky Gervais
Comedian
Ricky Gervais

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2015 48th San Diego Comic-Con begins (till 12th) - includes preview of new Star Wars film by J.J. Abrams

Director, Producer and Writer J. J. Abrams
Director, Producer and Writer
J. J. Abrams
Actor Adam Driver
Actor
Adam Driver