Events in Film & TV on October 21

Film release premierFilm Release

1957 Jailhouse Rock starring Elvis Presley opens in Memphis, Tennessee

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley

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

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & 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 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