Sidney Poitier timeline

  • "The Defiant Ones" Is Released

    The Defiant Ones (1958) is a film which tells the story of two escaped prisoners who are shackled together, one white and one black, who must... Read more

  • 36th Academy Awards

    The 36th Academy Awards, honoring the best in film for 1963, were held on April 13, 1964 at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in Santa Monica,... Read more

  • "In The Heat Of The Night" Is Released

    In the Heat of the Night is a 1967 film based on the John Ball novel published in 1965, which tells the story of an African-American police... Read more