Entertainment Marketing Timeline By kellypring2012 Jan 1, 1919 Motion Pictures Recording of sound on a motion picture was first started. Jan 30, 1920 Radio Broadcast Radio stations began to broadcast on a regular, scheduled, basis. Jan 30, 1927 Electronic Television Picture Farnsworth patents the first electronic television picture and transmitts it. Jan 30, 1929 Stock Market Crash The Stock Market crashes, causing nearly 75% of amusement parks to close. Jan 30, 1939 Television Sold! The first television is sold. Jan 30, 1948 TV in 1 Million Homes One million homes now own a television! Jan 30, 1951 Color Television First appearance of color television. Jan 30, 1955 Disneyland! Disneyland in California is opened! It cost $17 million to build and attracted 3.8 million visitors in the first year. Jan 30, 1960 TV in 100 Million Homes Over 100 million homes own a television from all around the world. Jan 30, 1961 Six Flags Opens! Six Flags opens in Texas making it the first regional theme park. Jan 30, 1971 Magic Kingdom Walt Disney World introduces the Magic Kingdom, which cost $375 million to build. Jan 30, 1980 CNN Turner Cable Network introduces CNN, the first all news network. Jan 30, 1980 Royal Wedding Prince Charles and Diana Spencer get married on national television. Jan 30, 1981 MTV MTV, Music Television, is debuted! Jan 30, 1982 Michael Jackson's Thriller "Thriller" by Michael Jackson sells 20 million albums, making it the largest selling record ever. Jan 30, 1983 Compact Disc The compact disc is first introduced. Jan 30, 1989 Time Warner Inc. Time and Warner combine to become Time Warner Inc. Jan 30, 1997 Princess Diana Dies Princess Diana is killed in a car accident. Feb 11, 2009 Modern Warfare 2 Call of Duty Releases a new Xbox game, Modern Warfare 2. May 19, 2009 Glee Fox releases the tv series Glee. May 21, 2009 I Gotta Feeling The Black Eyed Peas release their now best selling song of all time, "I Gotta Feeling". Jun 25, 2009 Michael Jackson's Death Michael Jackson dies at the age of 50 from a propofol intoxication after suffering from a respiratory arrest. Dec 18, 2009 Avatar The movie Avatar comes out, whcih is now the best selling movie in total ticket sales of all time.