2015 – Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens, directed by J.J. Abrams and starring Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Harrison Ford has its world premiere at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles, California. 1977 – Saturday Night Fever starring John Travolta, premieres in New York City. 1954 – WOAY TV channel 4 in Oak Hill-Beckley, West Virginia (ABC) begins broadcasting. 1952 – KROD, which is now KDBC, channel 4 in El Paso, Texas (CBS) begins broadcasting. 1902 – The Commercial Pacific Cable Company lays the first Pacific telegraph cable, from San Francisco to Honolulu.