November 2019 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Music History

Nov 3 Olivia Newton-John's black leather outfit from the film "Grease" sells for $405,700 at auction in Beverly Hills, California

Film & TV History

Nov 5 Actress Emma Watson interviewed in Vogue magazine says she is happy to be single "I call it being self-partnered" launching worldwide discussion on the term

  • Nov 7 Congolese rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda, the "Terminator" is the to be convicted of sexual slavery by the International Criminal Court and is sentenced to 30 years in prison on 18 charges

Sports History

Nov 9 YouTubers KSI and Logan Paul's second boxing match; KSI wins by split decision

  • Nov 12 Disney launches its film and television streaming service Disney+

Film & TV History

Nov 12 Space western TV series set in the Star Wars franchise "The Mandalorian" by Jon Favreau is released on Disney+

  • Nov 13 South Korean girl group Blackpink are the first K-pop group to have a single reach 1 billion views on YouTube for "Ddu-Du Ddu-Du"

Film & TV History

Nov 15 "Joker" starring Joaquin Phoenix is the 1st R-rated film to earn $1 billion worldwide

  • Nov 16 Britain's Prince Andrew refutes claims he had sex with 17 year-old connected to sex offender and friend Jeffery Epstein in BBC interview

Film & TV History

Nov 22 Sacha Baron Cohen says if Facebook existed in the 1930s it would have run Hitler's ads on his "solution to the Jewish problem", in speech to Anti-Defamation League summit


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Nov 2 Walter Mercado, Puerto Rican astrologist and actor, dies at about 87
  • Nov 6 Robert Freeman, English photo-journalist and graphic designer (early Beatles album art and film posters), dies of pneumonia at 82 [1]
  • Nov 20 Michael J Pollard [Pollack], American character actor (Bonnie & Clyde; Roxanne), dies from cardiac arrest at 80
  • Nov 21 Gahan Wilson, American author and cartoonist known as the "Michelangelo of the Macabre", dies at 89 [1]
  • Nov 24 Clive James, Australian television presenter, poet and critic, dies at 80