On This Day

November 2018 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Nov 5 BBC opens its largest news bureau outside the UK in Nairobi, Kenya with 300 journalists

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 6 British actor Idris Elba named "People" magazine's Sexiest Man Alive

Actor Idris Elba
Actor
Idris Elba

KnightedKnighthood

Nov 7 Actress Emma Thompson is made a Dame of the British Empire by Prince William at Buckingham Palace, London

Actress Emma Thompson
Actress
Emma Thompson
Duke of Cambridge Prince William
Duke of Cambridge
Prince William

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 8 CNN correspondent Jim Acosta's White House clearance revoked after continuing to question President Donald Trump while an intern tried to wrestle the microphone off him

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

Nov 9 Korean pop band BTS appearance on Japanese TV show cancelled after member Jimin wore shirt with atomic bomb image

K-Pop Star Jimin
K-Pop Star
Jimin

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 20 Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan confirms he has paid off the debts of 1,398 farmers worth $560,000, amid Indian agricultural crisis

  • Nov 23 Italian designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana apologize for culturally insensitive video and media posts insulting Chinese culture, cancel Shanghai fashion show

Film release premierFilm Premier

Nov 26 DC superhero film "Aquaman" directed by James Wan starring Jason Momoa and Amber Heard premieres in London


Weddings in Film & TV

  • Nov 14 Bollywood actors Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh marry at Lake Como, Italy in first of two ceremonies

LoveWedding of Interest

Nov 23 Canadian singer Justin Bieber (24) confirms he has married American model Hailey Baldwin (22)

Pop Star Justin Bieber
Pop Star
Justin Bieber

LoveWedding of Interest

Nov 28 Quentin Tarantino (55) marries singer and model Danielle Pick (35) in Los Angeles, California

Film Director & Screenwriter Quentin Tarantino
Film Director & Screenwriter
Quentin Tarantino

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Nov 2 Raymond Chow, Hong Kong film producer, popularized martial arts worldwide, dies at 91
  • Nov 3 Sondra Locke, American actress and director (Heart Is a Lonely Hunter), dies at 74
  • Nov 7 Francis Lai, French film music composer (Love Story), dies at 86
  • Nov 16 William Goldman, American screenwriter and author (Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid), dies at 87
  • Nov 23 Nicolas Roeg, English cinematographer and director (Aria, Eureka), dies of natural causes at 90
  • Nov 24 Ricky Jay [Richard Potash], American magician and actor ( Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay), dies at 72

Person of interestBernardo Bertolucci

Nov 26 Bernardo Bertolucci, Italian director (Last Tango in Paris, The Last Emperor), dies of lung cancer at 77

Director and Screenwriter Bernardo Bertolucci
Director and Screenwriter
Bernardo Bertolucci

Person of interestStephen Hillenburg

Nov 27 Stephen Hillenburg, American animator and cartoonist (SpongeBob SquarePants), dies of ALS syndrome at 51

Cartoonist and Voice Actor Stephen Hillenburg
Cartoonist and Voice Actor
Stephen Hillenburg