November 1953 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Nov 1 KCEN TV channel 6 in Temple-Waco, TX (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Nov 1 KMGH TV channel 7 in Denver, CO (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Nov 1 WHEC TV channel 10 in Rochester, NY (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Nov 3 "Tokyo Story", Japanese film directed by Yasujirō Ozu, starring Chishū Ryū, Chieko Higashiyama and Setsuko Hara, is released
  • Nov 7 WIS TV channel 10 in Columbia, SC (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Nov 9 KTVQ TV channel 2 in Billings, MT (CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Nov 14 WCIA TV channel 3 in Champaign, IL (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Nov 15 WIBW TV channel 13 in Topeka, KS (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Nov 15 WRBL TV channel 3 in Columbus, GA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Nov 21 WKJG TV channel 33 in Ft Wayne, IN (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Nov 23 KVFD (now KTIN) TV channel 21 in Ft Dodge, IA (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • Nov 23 WJBF TV channel 6 in Augusta, GA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Nov 26 KBOI (now KBCI) TV channel 2 in Boise, ID (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Nov 26 WJHL TV channel 11 in Johnson City, TN (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Nov 29 WSIX TV channel 8 in Nashville, TN (ABC) begins broadcasting

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Nov 1 Michael Zaslow, actor (One Life to Live, Guiding Light), born in Inglewood, California
  • Nov 3 Kate Capshaw [Nail], American actress (Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Nov 3 Dennis Miller, comedian/TV host (SNL, Dennis Miller Show), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 3 Kathy Kinney, American actress (Drew Carey Show), born in Stevens Point, Wisconsin
  • Nov 13 Larry Miller, comedian (Dream On, Favor, Dream Lover)
  • Nov 13 Tracy Scoggins, actress (Colbys, Gumshoe Kid), born in Galveston, Texas
  • Nov 13 Frances Conroy, American actress
  • Nov 16 Griff Rhys Jones, British humorist/actor (Morons From Outer Space)
  • Nov 18 Kevin Nealon, actor (SNL, Hot Shot, Coneheads), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • Nov 19 Robert Beltran, American actor (Star Trek Voyager)
  • Nov 19 Tom Villard, American actor (d. 1994)
  • Nov 24 Glenn Withrow, American actor
  • Nov 25 Monique St Pierre, Weisbaden Germany, playmate of year (Nov, 1978)
  • Nov 27 Curtis Armstrong, American actor (Moonlighting, Revenge of the Nerds), born in Detroit, Michigan

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Nov 29 Alfons Fryland, Austrian actor (b. 1888)
  • Nov 29 Sam De Grasse, Canadian actor, dies from a heart attack at 78