Avatar in History

Events in Film & TV


Film release premierFilm Release

2009-12-18 James Cameron's "Avatar" starring Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana and Sigourney Weaver, released in the US, becomes highest-grossing film of all time

Actress Zoe Saldana
Actress
Zoe Saldana
Film Director James Cameron
Film Director
James Cameron
Actress Sigourney Weaver
Actress
Sigourney Weaver

Film tv awardsGolden Globes

2010-01-17 67th Golden Globes: Avatar, Jeff Bridges, Sandra Bullock win

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2016-01-06 "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" breaks North American box office record, passing the $760.5m taken by "Avatar"

Composer John Williams
Composer
John Williams
Actor Adam Driver
Actor
Adam Driver

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • 1953-08-14 James Horner, American film composer (Titanic; Apollo 13; Avatar), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)

Person of interestJames Cameron

1954-08-16 James Cameron, Canadian film director and writer (Titanic, Avatar), born in Kapuskasing, Ontario

Film Director James Cameron
Film Director
James Cameron
  • 1960-09-13 Greg Baldwin, American voiceover actor (Avatar: The Last Airbender), born in Grants, New Mexico

Person of interestZoe Saldana

1978-06-19 Zoe Saldana, American actress (Avatar, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl), born in Passaic, New Jersey

Actress Zoe Saldana
Actress
Zoe Saldana

Weddings in Film & TV

  • 2012-06-16 Supermodel Agyness Deyn (29) weds "Avatar" actor Giovanni Ribisi (36) in Los Angeles

Deaths in Film & TV

  • 2015-06-22 James Horner, American film composer (Titanic; Apollo 13; Avatar), dies in a plane crash at 61