On This Day in Film & TV for November 14

Events in Film & TV


CommunicationHistoric Communication

1922 BBC begins daily radio broadcasts from the 2LO transmitter at Marconi House

Inventor and Nobel Laureate Guglielmo Marconi
Inventor and Nobel Laureate
Guglielmo Marconi
  • 1953 WCIA TV channel 3 in Champaign, IL (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1965 KCST TV channel 39 in San Diego, CA (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1968 U.S. premiere of film version of Morris L. West's best seller "The Shoes of the Fisherman"

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1976 "Network", directed by Sidney Lumet, starring Faye Dunaway, Peter Finch and William Holden, premieres in Los Angeles and New York City (Finch - Academy Awards Best Actor 1977)

  • 1980 Kimberley Santos, 19 of Guam, crowned 30th Miss World
  • 1985 Holmfriour Karlsdottir of Iceland, 22, crowned 35th Miss World

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1991 Michael Jackson's "Black or White" video premieres on FOX TV

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson
  • 1992 Actress Peg Phillips (Northern Exposure), falls & breaks 3 fingers

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2001 "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" the 1st film adaptation of the books by J. K. Rowling, is released starring Daniel Radcliffe

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2002 Film "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" is released, based on the second book by J. K. Rowling

Actor and Comedian Robbie Coltrane
Actor and Comedian
Robbie Coltrane
Novelist J. K. Rowling
Novelist
J. K. Rowling
Actor Rupert Grint
Actor
Rupert Grint
  • 2006 "Casino Royale", 21st James Bond film premieres in London, starring Daniel Craig for the 1st time and Eva Green, premieres in London

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2012 "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2", based on the book by Stephenie Meyer, directed by Bill Condon, starring Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson, is released

  • 2015 Second Democratic presidential candidates debate, broadcast by CBS, held in Des Moines, Iowa

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2016 "Moana" animated Disney film directed by Ron Clements and John Musker with voices by Auli'i Cravalho and Harry Potter premieres in Los Angeles

Actor & Professional Wrestler The Rock
Actor & Professional Wrestler
The Rock

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • 1880 Eugene O'Brien, American actor (Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm), born inBoulder, Colorado (d. 1966)
  • 1894 Seena Owen, American silent screen actress (Queen Kelly), born in Spokane, Washington (d. 1966)
  • 1895 Louise Huff, American actress (What Women Want), born in Columbus, Georgia (d. 1973)
  • 1898 Benjamin Fondane, Romanian-French writer and filmmaker (d. 1944)
  • 1904 Dick Powell [Richard Ewing Powell], American singer, actor, producer and director (Cry Danger, Dick Powell Theater), born in Mountain View, Arkansas (d. 1963)
  • 1910 Rosemary DeCamp, American actress (Love That Bob, That Girl), born in Prescott Arizona (d. 2001)
  • 1921 Brian Keith, actor (Bill-Family Affair, Loneliest Runner), born in Bayonne, New Jersey
  • 1922 Veronica Lake, [Constance Ockleman], actress (I Married a Witch) (d. 1973)
  • 1923 Margaret Courtenay, actress (Royal Flash, Duet for One)
  • 1924 Phyllis Avery, American actress (Alice-George Gobel Show, Ruth-Mr Novak), born in NYC, New York
  • 1927 McLean Stevenson, American actor (M*A*S*H, Hello Larry), born in Normal, Illinois (d. 1996)
  • 1928 Kathleen Hughes, actress (It Came From Outer Space), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1930 Shirley Crabtree, professional wrestler (d. 1997)
  • 1930 Monique Mercure, French Canadian actress
  • 1930 Michael Robbins, British actor (d. 1992)
  • 1932 Henk Mochel, Dutch TV host (Rondom tien)
  • 1935 Don Stewart, actor (Guiding Light)
  • 1945 Paul Hirsch, American film editor
  • 1948 Robert Ginty, American actor (Paper Chase, White Fire), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1949 Phil Baron, American voice actor (Piglet), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1951 Sandahl Bergman, KC Missouri, actress (Conan, All that Jazz)
  • 1951 Zhang Yimou, Chinese film director
  • 1952 Ray Sharkey, actor (Wise Guys, Wired, Caged Fear), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1959 Paul McGann, English actor (Eighth Doctor in Doctor Who), born in Liverpool, Lancashire
  • 1960 Tom Judson, American actor and composer
  • 1961 D B Sweeney, actor (Cutting Edge, Fire in the Sky, Day in October)
  • 1961 Gordon Jennison Noice, American actor
  • 1962 Laura San Giacoma, Danville NJ, actress (Pretty Woman, Vital Signs)
  • 1962 Harland Williams, Canadian-born actor
  • 1964 Patrick Warburton, American actor
  • 1967 Letitia Dean, actress (Sharon Watts-EastEnders)
  • 1968 Serge Postigo, Canadian actor
  • 1971 Marco Leonardi, Italian-Australian actor
  • 1972 Matthew Bloom, American professional wrestler
  • 1973 Dana Snyder, American voice actor
  • 1974 David Moscow, actor (Big)
  • 1976 Chris Demetral, Royal Oaks MI, actor (Dolly Dearest)
  • 1979 Mavie Hörbiger, German actress
  • 1980 Brock Pierce, American actor
  • 1990 Jessie Jacobs, Australian actress and singer (d. 2008)

Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

1998 Chicago Bulls NBA player Dennis Rodman (37) weds "Baywatch" actress Carmen Electra (26) at Little Chapel of the Flowers in Las Vegas, Nevada

Basketball Player Dennis Rodman
Basketball Player
Dennis Rodman
Actress Carmen Electra
Actress
Carmen Electra
  • 1998 "Can't Hardly Wait" actor Ethan Embry (20) weds Amelinda Smith

Deaths in Film & TV

  • 1959 Thomas W Ross, American actor (Without Limit, Kings Row, 17, Mortal Storm), dies at 84
  • 1960 Walter Catlett, American actor (Climax, Front Page, Tale of 2 Cities), dies of a stroke at 71
  • 1964 Hendrik G Cannegieter, meteorology/director KNMI, dies at 85
  • 1965 Russell Collins, actor (Niagara, Close Up, Shockproof), dies at 68
  • 1974 Johnny Mack Brown, American actor (Lawman is Born, Back Trail), dies from a cardiac condition at 70
  • 1984 George Matthews, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Chick-Glynis), dies at 73
  • 1992 Clem Beauchamp, US stuntman/director (Tarzan, Superman), dies
  • 1994 Jake Dengel, US actor (Ragtime, Ironweed), dies at 61
  • 1994 John I M Stewart, detective writer (A Comedy of Terrors), dies at 88
  • 1994 Tom Villard, American actor (b. 1953)
  • 1996 Virginia Cherrill, American actress (Lake Extra, Brat, City Lights), dies at 88
  • 1997 Stefan Lorant, Hungarian-American writer, photojournalist and filmmaker, dies at 96
  • 2001 Charlotte Coleman, British actress (Four Weddings and a Funeral), dies of an asthma attack at 33
  • 2002 Eddie Bracken, American actor (Summer Stock, Young & Willing), dies at 87
  • 2003 Gene Anthony Ray, American actor (b. 1962)
  • 2014 Glen Larson, American television producer & writer, dies from esophageal cancer at 77
  • 2015 Warren Mitchell, English actor (Alf Garnett in Till Death Us Do Part), dies at 89