Events in Film & TV on September 24

Music Premiere

1928 George M. Cohan and Ring Lardner's musical play "Elmer the Great" premieres in NYC

  • 1930 G Kaufman & M Hart's comedy "Once in a Lifetime" premieres in NY

Theater Premiere

1930 Noël Coward's play "Private Lives" premieres in London

  • 1948 Mildred Gillars (Axis Sally), an American broadcaster employed by the Third Reich in Nazi Germany to proliferate propaganda during World War II, pleads not guilty to eight chargs of treason in Washington, D.C.

Music History

1955 "The Judy Garland Special" kicks off the anthology performance series "Ford Star Jubilee" on CBS-TV

  • 1962 KWSU TV channel 10 in Pullman, WA (PBS) begins broadcasting

Music History

1964 Ringo Starr forms Brikley Building Company Ltd

Television Premiere

1968 "60 Minutes" premieres on CBS-TV

  • 1968 "That's Life" premieres - A Broadway musical type TV show
  • 1977 1st broadcast of "Love Boat" on ABC-TV
  • 1989 ABC's premiere of "The Preppie Murder", based on 1986 murder in New York City of Jennifer Levin by ex prep school student Robert Chambers
  • 1991 "Good & Evil" & "Sibs" premieres on ABC TV

Television Debut

1995 TV adaptation of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice", starring Jennifer Ehle and Colin Firth debuts on BBC One

Television Premiere

2007 "The Big Bang Theory" created by Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady and starring Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons and Kaley Cuoco premieres on CBS

Film Premiere

2010 "The Social Network" directed by David Fincher and starring Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield and Justin Timberlake premieres at the New York Film Festival

  • 2013 "The Goldbergs" by Adam F. Goldberg premieres in the US on ABC

Television Premiere

2014 US sitcom "Black-ish" premieres created by Kenya Barris, starring Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross

Film & TV History

2020 David Attenborough breaks Jennifer Aniston's record as the fastest person to reach 1 million followers on Instagram