Events in Film & TV on September 8

  • 1921 1st Miss America crowned in Atlantic City - Margaret Gorman (16) of Washington, D.C.

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1960 Nationwide release (US) of Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho" starring Anthony Perkins and Janet Leigh

  • 1966 "Star Trek" premieres on NBC-TV
  • 1966 "That Girl" starring Marlo Thomas premieres on ABC-TV

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1968 "Funny Girl" with Barbra Streisand premieres

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • 1973 Rebecca Ann King (Colo), 23, crowned 46th Miss America 1974
  • 1973 "Star Trek - Animated Series" premieres on TV
  • 1977 Interpol sends a resolution concerning video piracy
  • 1979 Cheryl Prewitt (Miss), 22, crowned 52nd Miss America 1980
  • 1996 48th Emmy Awards: ER, Dennis Franz & Kathy Baker win
  • 1999 US Attorney General Janet Reno names former Senator John Danforth to head an independent investigation of the 1993 fire at the Branch Davidian church near Waco, Texas in response to revelations in the film "Waco The Rules of Engagement"

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1999 "American Beauty", directed by Sam Mendes and starring Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, and Thora Birch, premieres in Los Angeles (Best Picture 2000)

  • 2015 Comedian Stephen Colbert debuts as the new host of CBS's "The Late Show"