On This Day in Film & TV for November 28

Events in Film & TV

  • 1954 KCKT (now KSNC) TV channel 2 in Great Bend, KS (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • 1955 KMVI (now WMAU) TV channel 12 in Wailuku, HI (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 1955 KTHV TV channel 11 in Little Rock, AR (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1957 "Look Homeward, Angel" play based on the book by Thomas Wolfe adapted by Ketti Frings and starring Anthony Perkins premieres in NYC
  • 1958 KCOO (now KABY) TV channel 9 in Aberdeen, SD (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1959 KOMC (now KSNK) TV channel 8 in McCook - Oberlin, NB (NBC) begins
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1962 Japanese artist and peace activist Yoko Ono (30) weds American musician and film producer Anthony Cox (26-ish); annulled and remarried in 1963, divorce in 1969
  • 1986 NBC's Ahmad Rashad marriage proposal is accepted by Phylicia Ayers-Allen during halftime of Det Lions-NY Jets football game
  • 1998 "The Truman Show" actor Noah Emmerich (33) weds "The West Wing" actress Melissa Fitzgerald (30) in a tent outside Philadelphia's Memorial Hall

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Deaths in Film & TV

  • 1959 Lester Vail, American actor (Dance Fools Dance, Consolation Marriage), dies at 60
  • 1963 Fred Uttal, TV host (QED), dies at 55
  • 1963 Karyn Kupcinet, American actress (Carol-Gertrude Berg Show), murdered at 23
  • 1964 Charles Meredith, American actor (Court of Last Resort), dies at 70
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