Events in Film & TV on March 13

  • 1790 John Martin, 1st American-born actor, performs in Philadelphia
  • 1852 Uncle Sam cartoon figure made its debut in the New York Lantern weekly
  • 1938 World News Roundup is broadcast for the first time on CBS Radio in the United States.
  • 1947 19th Academy Awards: "Best Years of Our Lives", De Havilland, March win

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1956 "The Searchers" American western film directed by John Ford and starring John Wayne and Natalie Wood is released

Actor John Wayne
Actor
John Wayne
Film director John Ford
Film director
John Ford

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1982 TV drama "T.J. Hooker" premieres on US's ABC network starring William Shatner

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1986 12th People's Choice Awards: Sylvester Stallone & Meryl Streep win (Motion Picture) and Bill Cosby, Linda Evans win (TV)

Actor/Comedian Bill Cosby
Actor/Comedian
Bill Cosby
Actress Meryl Streep
Actress
Meryl Streep
Actor/Director Sylvester Stallone
Actor/Director
Sylvester Stallone

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1988 14th People's Choice Awards: Michael Douglas & Glenn Close win (Motion Picture) and Bill Cosby & Cybill Shepherd win (TV)

Actor Michael Douglas
Actor
Michael Douglas
Actor/Comedian Bill Cosby
Actor/Comedian
Bill Cosby
  • 1997 Phoenix lights seen at night over Phoenix, Arizona by hundreds of people, and by millions on television. Now a hotly debated controversy.

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2014 "Captain America: The Winter Soldier", directed by Joe Johnston, starring Chris Evans and Scarlett Johansson, premieres in Los Angeles