November 1958 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Nov 5 Gian Carlo Menotti's musical drama "Maria Golovin" opens at Martin Beck Theater, NYC; runs for 5 performances
  • Nov 5 KGLD (now KSNG) TV channel 11 in Garden City, KS (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • Nov 8 Gian Carlo Menotti's musical drama "Maria Golovin" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • Nov 10 WUFT TV channel 5 in Gainesville, FL (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Nov 17 KAII TV channel 7 in Wailuku, HI (NBC) begins broadcasting

Film & TV History

Nov 20 American puppeteers Jim and Jane Henson establish Muppets, Inc. (now known as The Jim Henson Company)

  • Nov 28 KCOO (now KABY) TV channel 9 in Aberdeen, SD (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Nov 30 WKBW TV channel 7 in Buffalo, NY (ABC) begins broadcasting

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Nov 1 Rachel Ticotin, American actress (Grace-For Love & Honor, Total Recall), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 4 Anne Sweeney, American television executive (Disney), born in Kingston, New York
  • Nov 5 Robert Patrick, American actor (Terminator 2: Judgment Day), born in Marietta, Georgia
  • Nov 6 Trace Beaulieu, American actor (Mystery Science Theater 3000), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Nov 10 George Lowe, American voice actor (Space Ghost Coast to Coast), born in Dunedin, Florida
  • Nov 10 Stephen Herek, American film director (Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Nov 11 Carlos Lacamara, Cuban-born American Actor, born in Havana, Cuba
  • Nov 12 Megan Mullally, American actress (Will & Grace), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 16 Marg Helgenberger, North Bend Nebraska, actress (China Beach)
  • Nov 17 Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, actress (Color of Money), born in Oak Park, Illinois
  • Nov 18 Oscar Nunez, Cuban American actor
  • Nov 19 Charlie Kaufman, American screenwriter (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 19 Terrence "T.C." Carson, American actor (Living Single), born in Chicago, Illinois

Jamie Lee CurtisJamie Lee Curtis (64 years old)

Nov 22 American actress (Halloween, True Lies), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Nov 23 David Wallace, American actor (General Hospital, Babysitter, Humongus), born in Miami, Florida
  • Nov 24 Alain Chabat, actor (French Twist, Six Days Six Night)
  • Nov 29 Pamela Prati, Italian actress and TV hostess, born in Ozieri, Italy

Weddings in Film & TV

Bettie Page

Nov 26 Model Bettie Page (35) weds Armond Walterson in Florida

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Nov 3 Harry Revel, (nĂ© Glaser), Latvian-American film score composer (Sitting Pretty; Gay Divorcee), dies from a cerebral hemorrhage at 52
  • Nov 15 Tyrone Power, American actor (The Mark of Zorro; Nightmare Alley), dies of a heart attack at 44