Events in Film & TV on November 19

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1916 Samuel Goldwyn and Edgar Selwyn establish Goldwyn Pictures (the company later became one of the most successful independent filmmakers).

Hollywood Mogul Samuel Goldwyn
Hollywood Mogul
Samuel Goldwyn
  • 1955 KXMB TV channel 12 in Bismarck, ND (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1959 "Rocky & His Friends" debuts on ABC
  • 1962 KOET (now KULC) TV channel 9 in Ogden, UT (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1965 ABC radio begins weekly "Vietnam Update" report
  • 1967 The establishment of TVB, the first wireless commercial television station in Hong Kong
  • 1969 WENY TV channel 36 in Elmira, NY (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1972 KFIZ TV channel 34 in Fond du Lac, WI suspends broadcasting

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1975 "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" based on book by Ken Kesey, directed by Milos Forman and starring Jack Nicholson and Louise Fletcher is released (Academy Awards Best Picture 1976)

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1980 CBS TV bans Calvin Klein jean ad featuring Brooke Shields

Supermodel & Actress Brooke Shields
Supermodel & Actress
Brooke Shields
Fashion Designer Calvin Klein
Fashion Designer
Calvin Klein

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1985 US President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev meet for first time

Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev
Soviet General Secretary
Mikhail Gorbachev
US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • 1994 Aishwarya Rai, 21, of India, crowned 44th Miss World
  • 1995 "Beatle Anthology" premieres on ABC-TV

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2010 "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1" the 7th film based on the books by J. K. Rowling is released worldwide