Film in History (Part 4)

Events in Film & TV

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2005-09-11 "Pride & Prejudice", the film adaptation of Jane Austen's novel of the same name, starring Keira Knightley as Elizabeth Bennet, is released

Actress Keira Knightley
Actress
Keira Knightley
Novelist Jane Austen
Novelist
Jane Austen

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2005-11-06 "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire", the 4th film based on the books by J. K. Rowling, premieres in London. Goes on to become most successful film of the year, earning almost US$ 900 million.

Actor and Comedian Robbie Coltrane
Actor and Comedian
Robbie Coltrane
Novelist J. K. Rowling
Novelist
J. K. Rowling
Actor Rupert Grint
Actor
Rupert Grint

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2006-01-24 Walt Disney International and Bob Iger announce it is buying computer animation film studio Pixar for $7.4 billion

CEO of The Walt Disney Company Bob Iger
CEO of The Walt Disney Company
Bob Iger

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2006-03-01 Animated film "Ice Age: The Meltdown" directed by Carlos Saldanha with voices by Ray Romano and John Leguizamo premieres in Belgium

Actor Ray Romano
Actor
Ray Romano

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2006-06-24 "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest", directed by Gore Verbinski, starring Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley and Orlando Bloom, premieres at Disneyland - becomes fastest film to gross over 1 billion

  • 2006-11-14 "Casino Royale", 21st James Bond film premieres in London, starring Daniel Craig for the 1st time and Eva Green, premieres in London

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2006-12-05 Audrey Hepburn's Givenchy little black dress from film "Breakfast at Tiffany's" auctioned for charity for record £467,200 ($923,187) at Christie's, London

Actress Audrey Hepburn
Actress
Audrey Hepburn
Courtier and Fashion Designer Hubert de Givenchy
Courtier and Fashion Designer
Hubert de Givenchy

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2007-03-23 After some initial hesitation, Emma Watson signs on to appear as Hermione in the final three Harry Potter films

Actress Emma Watson
Actress
Emma Watson

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2007-05-19 "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End", directed by Gore Verbinksi, starring Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley and Orlando Bloom premieres in Anaheim - most expensive film ($300 million) made at the time

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2007-07-11 "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix", the 5th film based on the books by J. K. Rowling is released

Actor Rupert Grint
Actor
Rupert Grint
Novelist J. K. Rowling
Novelist
J. K. Rowling
Actor and Comedian Robbie Coltrane
Actor and Comedian
Robbie Coltrane
  • 2007-10-28 "Bee Movie" premieres in the US and the UK
  • 2008-02-19 Toshiba announces its formal recall of its HD DVD video formatting, ending the format war between it and Sony's Blu-Ray Disc

Film release premierFilm Release

2008-05-02 The critically acclaimed "Iron Man" film starring Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark, is released

  • 2008-06-01 A fire at the backlot of Universal Studios Hollywood destroys several icons from movies, such as Courthouse Square, the clock tower from Back to the Future, and the King Kong exhibit on the studio tour.
  • 2008-10-07 Music, podcast, and video streaming service Spotify is launched by Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzon
  • 2008-10-29 "Quantum of Solace" 22nd James Bond film starring Daniel Craig and Olga Kurylenko, premieres in London
  • 2009-04-06 "Star Trek" film reboot directed by J.J. Abrams, starring Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto premieres in Austin, Texas
  • 2009-07-01 Animated film "Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs" directed by Carlos Saldanha and Mike Thurmeieris with voices by Ray Romano and John Leguizamo is released
  • 2009-07-15 "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince", the 6th film based on the books by J. K. Rowling is released worldwide

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2009-12-18 James Cameron's "Avatar" film starring Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana and Sigourney Weaver, is released

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

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2010-06-12 "Toy Story 3", directed by Lee Unkrich, starring Tom Hanks and Tim Allen, premieres at the Taormina Film Fest in Italy - 1st animated film to earn 1 billion

Actor Tim Allen
Actor
Tim Allen
Actor Tom Hanks
Actor
Tom Hanks

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2010-11-19 "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1" the 7th film based on the books by J. K. Rowling is released worldwide

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2011-01-10 Ian McKellen officially confirms that he will reprise the role of Gandalf in "The Hobbit" film adaptations

Hall of fameHall of Fame

2011-02-05 Ed Sabol, co-founder of NFL Films, elected for enshrinement in the Pro Football Hall of Fame

American Filmmaker and Founder of NFL Films Ed Sabol
American Filmmaker and Founder of NFL Films
Ed Sabol
  • 2011-07-07 "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part 2", the last Harry Potter film, premieres in London
  • 2012-03-20 Disney movie John Carter records one of the largest losses in cinema history with a $200 million dollar write down

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2012-03-25 Peter Cruddas, treasurer of Britain's Conservative Party, resigns after being caught on film selling access to British Prime Minister David Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron
British Prime Minister
David Cameron
  • 2012-06-26 Animated film "Ice Age: Continental Drift", directed by Steve Martino and Mike Thurmeier with voices by Ray Romano and John Leguizamo premieres in Buenos Aires
  • 2012-07-20 12 people are killed and 59 injured after a gunman opens fire at a Dark Knight movie premier in Aurora, Colorado,
  • 2012-10-23 "Skyfall", 23rd James Bond film, directed by Sam Mendes and starring Daniel Craig and Javier Bardem premieres in London
  • 2012-10-30 Walt Disney purchases Harry Potter Ltd and its rights for Star Wars and Indiana Jones for $4.05 billion
  • 2012-11-24 Gangnam Style becomes the most viewed Youtube video surpassing 808 million views

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2012-11-28 "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" 1st of the Hobbit film series, directed by Peter Jackson, starring Martin Freeman and Ian McKellen, premieres in Wellington, New Zealand

Film Director Peter Jackson
Film Director
Peter Jackson
Actor Ian McKellen
Actor
Ian McKellen
  • 2012-12-21 "Gangnam Style" becomes the first video to reach one billion views on YouTube

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2013-08-20 "Harry Potter: This Is Us" 3D concert film of One Direction directed by Morgan Spurlock premieres in London

Singer-songwriter Zayn Malik
Singer-songwriter
Zayn Malik
Singer Harry Styles
Singer
Harry Styles

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2013-11-26 Due to a street tirade captured on video, Alec Baldwin's show "Up Late with Alec Baldwin" is cancelled after only five episodes

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2013-11-27 "Frozen", the highest-grossing animated film of all time, starring Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell, is released

Actress/Singer Idina Menzel
Actress/Singer
Idina Menzel
  • 2013-12-02 "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug", 2nd film in the Hobbit series, directed by Peter Jackson, starring Martin Freeman and Ian McKellen, premieres in Los Angeles
  • 2014-02-11 11 people are killed after a grenade was tossed into a movie theatre in Peshawar, Pakistan

Music releaseMusic Single

2014-03-17 Sia releases her single "Chandelier" with a music video featuring Maddie Ziegler

Dancer, Actress and Model Maddie Ziegler
Dancer, Actress and Model
Maddie Ziegler
  • 2014-05-31 Psy's "Gangnam Style" becomes the first video to reach 2 billion views on YouTube

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2014-06-19 "Transformers: Age of Extinction" directed by Michael Bay and starring Mark Wahlberg premieres in Hong Kong. Highest grossing film of 2014 ($1.104 billion)

Actor & Former Rapper Mark Wahlberg
Actor & Former Rapper
Mark Wahlberg

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2015-03-10 "See You Again" released by Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth commissioned by film "Furious 7" as tribute to Paul Walker (Billboard Song of the Year 2015)

  • 2015-06-14 "Jurassic World", 1st film to make $500 million worldwide in its opening weekend
  • 2015-07-09 48th San Diego Comic-Con begins (till 12th) - includes preview of new Star Wars film by J.J. Abrams
  • 2015-10-26 "Spectre", 24th James Bond film, directed by Sam Mendes and starring Daniel Craig premieres in London

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Composer John Williams
Composer
John Williams
  • 2016-01-27 On This Day receives its second substantial face-lift, courtesy of a fresh new website design and brand by design studio Fhoke. Dedicated history and film and television channels are launched alongside the new design.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2016-03-08 Turner Classic Movies show several of Claire Trevor’s films to honor the 106th anniversary of her birth

Actress Claire Trevor
Actress
Claire Trevor

Music releaseAlbum Release

2016-04-23 Beyoncé releases her 6th album "Lemonade" with a 1 hour film on HBO


  • 2016-07-22 Japan’s Funai Electric announce they will manufacture world's last videocassette this month
  • 2016-10-28 Disney and Alessia Cara release the sing "How Far I'll Go" for the film "Moana"

Film release premierFilm Premier

2016-11-14 "Moana" animated Disney film directed by Ron Clements and John Musker with voices by Auli'i Cravalho and Star Wars premieres in Los Angeles

Actor & Professional Wrestler The Rock
Actor & Professional Wrestler
The Rock
  • 2016-12-10 "Rogue One", 1st of the Star Wars Anthology films, directed by Gareth Edwards and starring Felicity Jones, premieres in Los Angeles
  • 2017-03-15 Disney refuses to cut gay moment in film "Beauty and the Beast" for Malaysian censors, instead pulls film from Malaysia
  • 2017-05-07 “Baahubali 2: The Conclusion” becomes the highest grossing Indian box-office film ever earning $120 million
  • 2017-05-25 "Wonder Woman" directed by Patty Jenkins, starring Gal Gadot and Chris Pine premieres in Los Angeles - 1st superhero film directed by a woman

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2017-07-02 US President Donald Trump tweets edited wrestling video of himself attacking news network 'CNN'

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump

Film release premierFilm Premier

2017-07-13 "Dunkirk" film directed by Christopher Nolan with ensemble cast including Mark Rylance and Tom Hardy premieres in London, England

  • 2017-08-28 Matt Vogel makes his debut as the voice of Kermit the Frog in "Muppet Thought of the Week" video
  • 2017-11-28 India's Supreme Court rejects appeal to block global release of controversial film "Padmavati"
  • 2017-12-15 Pakistani teenager Ahed Tamimi filmed slapping Israeli officers during protest, arrested 4 days later
  • 2017-12-31 Indian movie star Rajinikanth announces he is entering politics
  • 2018-01-29 Marvel film "Black Panther" directed by Ryan Coogler and starring Chadwick Boseman premieres in Los Angeles
  • 2018-02-21 Indian film star Kamal Haasan launches a new political party - Makkal Needhi Mayyam in Tamil Nadu state
  • 2018-03-11 Superhero movie "The Black Panther" becomes the fifth Marvel movie to earn $1 billion worldwide
  • 2018-03-26 "The Black Panther" becomes the highest grossing superhero film in America earning $630.9m
  • 2018-04-18 “Black Panther” is the first film shown at a commercial cinema in 35 years in Saudi Arabia as cinemas are reopened
  • 2018-04-30 Superhero film "Avengers: Infinity War" sets new record for an opening weekend earning $250 million in the US, $630 million worldwide
  • 2018-05-01 Chinese authorities label British cartoon "Peppa Pig" subversive and it is removed from the Douyin video website
  • 2018-05-19 Japanese film "Shoplifters" by Hirokazu Kore-eda wins the Cannes Palme d'Or

Film release premierFilm Premier

2018-06-05 "Ocean's 8" film premieres, directed by Gary Ross starring Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway and Rihanna">Rihanna

Actress Sandra Bullock
Actress
Sandra Bullock
Singer Rihanna
Singer
Rihanna
Actress Anne Hathaway
Actress
Anne Hathaway

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