On This Day

November 1932 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Nov 7 1st broadcast of "Buck Rogers in the 25th century" on CBS-radio
  • Nov 15 Walt Disney Art School created
  • Nov 18 "Flowers & Trees" receives 1st Academy Award for a cartoon

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

Nov 18 5th Academy Awards: Fredric March and Wallace Beery in 1st ever tie for Best Actor. "Grand Hotel" and Helen Hayes also win.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 28 Groucho Marx performs on radio for the first time

Comedian Groucho Marx
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Groucho Marx

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Nov 1 John Clark, British actor and director (The Two of Us, Saint Joan), born in London, England
  • Nov 4 David Shipman, English film historian, born in Norwich, Norfolk, England (d. 1996)
  • Nov 4 Noam Pitlik, American actor and director (Sanford & Son, Bob Newhart), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1999)
  • Nov 8 Stephane Audran, French actress (Just Before Nightfall), born in Versailles, France (d. 2018)
  • Nov 10 Roy Scheider, American actor (Jaws, The French Connection, Marathon Man, Paper Lion), born in Orange, New Jersey (d. 2008)
  • Nov 13 Richard Mulligan, American actor (Soap, Empty's Nest, Big Bus), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2000)
  • Nov 14 Henk Mochel, Dutch TV host (Rondom tien)
  • Nov 20 Richard Dawson, British-American actor, comedian, and game show host (Hogan's Heroes, Family Feud), born in Gosport, Hampshire (d. 2012)
  • Nov 22 Robert Vaughn, American actor (Napolean Solo in Man from UNCLE, I Spy), born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)
  • Nov 28 Terence Frisby, English actor and playwright (There's a Girl in My Soup), born in London, England (d. 2020)
  • Nov 29 Diane Ladd, American actress (Chinatown, Wild Angels, Wild at Heart), born in Meridian, Mississippi

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Nov 4 Belle Bennett, American actress (Stella Dallas, Iron Mask), dies of cancer at 41
  • Nov 23 Percy Pitt, English composer (BBC), dies at 63
  • Nov 27 Evelyn Preer, African-American actress (Homesteader, Spider's Webs), dies at 36