Events in Film & TV on September 15

  • 1949 "Lone Ranger" premieres on ABC-TV. Hi-yo, Silver! Away!
  • 1949 WJAC TV channel 6 in Johnstown, PA (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1949 WJXT TV channel 4 in Jacksonville, FL (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1953 KVOA TV channel 4 in Tucson, AZ (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1953 WVEC TV channel 13 in Hampton-Norfolk, VA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1955 WCTV TV channel 6 in Tallahassee-Thomasville, FL (CBS) begins
  • 1962 WOKR TV channel 13 in Rochester, NY (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1963 WNTV TV channel 29 in Greenville, SC (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1967 KPOB TV channel 15 in Poplar Bluff, MO (ABC) begins broadcasting

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1968 "Barbra Streisand: A Happening in Central Park" Show on CBS TV

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • 1968 WUAB TV channel 43 in Lorain-Cleveland, Ohio (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 1968 WXON TV channel 20 in Detroit, MI (IND) begins broadcasting

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1970 Decca awards Bing Crosby a 2nd platinum disc for selling 300 million

Singer and Actor Bing Crosby
Singer and Actor
Bing Crosby
  • 1971 1st broadcast of "Columbo" on NBC-TV
  • 1972 WMAO TV channel 23 in Greenwood, MS (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1977 TV LA drama "CHiPs" debuts on NBC in US
  • 1984 Sharlene Wells (Utah), 20, crowned 58th Miss America 1985
  • 1986 1st broadcast of "L.A. Law" on NBC-TV

Film release premierFilm Premier

1995 "Se7en" directed by David Fincher and starring Morgan Freeman, Brad Pitt and Kevin Spacey premieres in New York

Actor Morgan Freeman
Actor
Morgan Freeman
Actor Kevin Spacey
Actor
Kevin Spacey
Actor and Producer Brad Pitt
Actor and Producer
Brad Pitt