September 30, 2021
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Timeline of key events in the evolution of entertainment
⟶ Updated 19 Oct 2017 ⟶
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Louis Le Prince made the first moving pictures in Britian.
The first movie with sound, "The Jazz Singer", opened in the U.S. in the few movie theaters that were equipped at that time to handle audio.
Mickey Mouse arrived
Disneyland opened in Anaheim, California.
More than 25,00 people came to Gimbel's Department Store in Philadelphia to watch the first demonstration of TV.
NBC and the Gilette Company staged the first televised sports spectacular, a heavyweight boxing match between Joe Loudis and Billy Conn.
More than 60 percent of all U.S. viewers watched the television debut of The Beatles on "The Ed Sullivan Show"
82 percent of all televisions sets in the U.S. were tuned to "The Ed Sullivan Show", a weekly Sunday-evening variety show
Lumiere brothers were the first to present a projected movie to a paying audience in a cafe in Paris.
"Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" became the first full length animated film
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