On July 9 “Anchorman” was released…

On July 9, 2004 “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy” was released. The film takes place in the 1970s at a San Diego TV station, depicting the rivalries of various newscasters. The film starred Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, and Steve Carell.

Theatrical poster for

Theatrical poster for “Anchorman”
Paramount Pictures

The film was a critical and commercial success. It was listed as one of the funniest movies ever made by Bravo and Empire, as well as grossing over $90 million worldwide. The film was followed by a 2013 sequel, “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues.”

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