On This Day

November 18, 1959 in Film & Television

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Film & TV


Film release premierFilm Premier

"Ben-Hur" directed by William Wyler and starring Charlton Heston premieres in New York City (Academy Awards Best Picture 1960)


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Arthur Q Bryan, American voice actor, comedian and radio personality (Beulah, The Devil Bat), dies from a heart attack at 60