On This Day

Events in Film & TV on October 21

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1961 Barbra Streisand opens in "Another Evening with Harry Stones"

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand

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1964 Film version of "My Fair Lady" directed by George Cukor and starring Rex Harrison and Audrey Hepburn premieres in New York (Academy Awards Best Picture 1965)

  • 1965 KTWU TV channel 11 in Topeka, KS (PBS) begins broadcasting

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1975 Elton John is given a star in Hollywood

Singer Elton John
Singer
Elton John
  • 1988 Bat*21, an American war film, is released
  • 2005 52nd National Film Awards (India): "Page 3" wins the Golden Lotus
  • 2009 55th National Film Awards (India): "Kanchivaram" wins the Golden Lotus

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2018 Julia Louis-Dreyfus is presented with the Mark Twain Prize, comedy's top honor, at a ceremony in New York

Seinfeld Comedienne Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Seinfeld Comedienne
Julia Louis-Dreyfus