Events in Film & TV on September 21

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1937 J. R. R. Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' is published by George Allen and Unwin in London

Writer and Academic J. R. R. Tolkien
Writer and Academic
J. R. R. Tolkien
  • 1948 "Texaco Star Theater" with Milton Berle premieres on NBC-TV
  • 1953 KRDO TV channel 13 in Colorado Spgs-Pueblo, CO (ABC) 1st broadcast
  • 1957 "Perry Mason" with Raymond Burr premieres on CBS-TV
  • 1968 Police drama "Adam-12" debuts on NBC in the US
  • 1970 "Monday Night Football" premieres on ABC - Browns 31, Jets 21
  • 1970 KAPP TV channel 35 in Yakima, WA (ABC) begins broadcasting

Film tv awardsTelevision Awards

1986 38th Emmy Awards: Golden Girls, Cagney & Lacey & Michael J. Fox win

Film tv awardsTelevision Awards

2003 55th Emmy Awards: The West Wing, Everybody Loves Raymond, James Gandolfini & Edie Falco wins

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2007 George Clooney is injured in a motorcycle accident in Weehawken, New Jersey

Film release premierFilm Release

2007 "Into the Wild" starring Emile Hirsch is released

Film tv awardsTelevision Awards

2008 60th Emmy Awards: Mad Men, 30 Rock, Bryan Cranston & Glenn Close win

  • 2015 67th Emmy Awards: hosted by Andy Samberg, "Game of Thrones", Viola Davis, John Hamm win