On This Day

November 1970 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Nov 1 KGTF TV channel 12 in Agana, GU (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Nov 9 The Goodies make their television debut on the BBC

Music Recording

Nov 17 Elton John performs a live studio concert broadcast for WABC in New York City, later released as his 11-17-70 album

  • Nov 21 17th National Film Awards (India): "Bhuvan Shome" wins the Golden Lotus
  • Nov 23 KNCT TV channel 46 in Belton/Killeen, TX (PBS) begins broadcasting

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Nov 1 Alla Korot, American actress (Jenna Norris-Another World), born in Odessa, Ukraine
  • Nov 2 Sharmell Sullivan, American professional wrestling valet, born in Gary, Indiana
  • Nov 5 Tamzin Outhwaite, English actress (Mel-EastEnders), born in Ilford, London
  • Nov 6 Ethan Hawke, American actor and author (Dead Poets Society, Before trilogy), born in Austin, Texas
  • Nov 7 Neil Hannon, Northern Irish musician (The Divine Comedy), born in Derry, Northern Ireland
  • Nov 7 Morgan Spurlock, American director and documentary producer (Super Size Me), born in Parkersburg, West Virginia
  • Nov 9 Chris Jericho [Irvine], American-Canadian professional wrestler and heavy metal rock singer (Fozzy), born in Manhasset, New York
  • Nov 12 Donna Adamo, American female professional wrestler, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Nov 12 Harvey Stephens, British child actor, born in Putney, London
  • Nov 16 Martha Plimpton, American actress (Goonies, Mosquito Coast), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 16 Kōshi Rikudō, Japanese manga cartoon artist (Excel Saga), born in Dazaifu, Fukuoka, Japan
  • Nov 18 Phil Buckman, actor (Slash-Drexell's Class), born in Queens, New York
  • Nov 18 Elizabeth Anne Allen, American actress
  • Nov 18 Mike Epps, American actor
  • Nov 18 Megyn Kelly, American television news anchor and journalist (Fox News, NBC), born in Champaign, Illinois
  • Nov 20 Sabrina Lloyd, American actress (Sliders), born in Fairfax County, Virginia
  • Nov 20 Joe Zaso, American actor, born in Queens, New York City
  • Nov 23 Oded Fehr, Israeli actor, born in Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Nov 26 Lorissa McComas, American actress (Lap Dancing, Vamp), born in Columbus, Ohio (d. 2009)
  • Nov 26 Dave Hughes, Australian comedian (Hughesy, We Have a Problem), born in Warrnambool, Victoria
  • Nov 27 Patricia Zentilli, Canadian actress (Lexx), born in Kingston, Ontario

Divorces in Film & TV

Dennis Hopper

Nov 8 "Easy Rider" director and actor Dennis Hopper (34) divorces singer Michelle Phillips (26) only 8 days after getting married

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Nov 17 Naunton Wayne, Welsh actor (Quartet, Hidden Room, Double Confession), dies at 69