Entertainment Marketing

By jwall28
  • Outdoor entertainment

    Introduction of outdoor entertainment including bowling, primitive amusement rides, music and dancing.
  • Rocording of sound

    Development of recording of sound on motion picture film.
  • Commercial Radio

    First commercial radio stations with regularly scheduled broadcasts.
  • NBC

    RCA established the National Broadcasting Company (NBC)
  • TV

    Farnsworth transmits first electronic television picture; receives patent.
  • CBS

    The Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) is founded
  • Stock Market Crash

    The Stock Market Crash leads to the Great Depression closing nearly three-fourths of amusement parks.
  • TV sold

    First TV sold.
  • Color TV

    Color TV is introduced
  • Disneyland

    Disneyland in Anaheim, California opens costing $17 million to build.
  • 6 Flags

    Six Flags opens in Texas
    First regional theme park
  • Magic Kingdom

    The Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida opens costing $375 million the build
  • CNN

    – CNN, the first all news network, is launched by Turner Cable Network
  • Prince charles and diana spencer

    Prince Charles and Diana Spencer are married on international television
  • IBM

    First IBM Personal Computers are available for retail sales
  • Thriller

    Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” sells 20 million albums
  • 1st disc realeased

    First compact disc is released
  • Nintendo

    Nintendo home entertainment system is introduced
  • MTV

    – MTV debuts
  • Time Warner

    Time and Warner merge to become Time Warner Inc.
  • TV delievered via Internet

    First television program delivered via the Internet (webcast)
  • Princess Diana

    Princess Diana is killed in an automobile accident