On This Day in Film & TV for November 30

Events in Film & TV

  • 1949 KOTV TV channel 6 in Tulsa, Oklahoma (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1952 Jackie Robinson accuses the NY Yankees of racial bias on national television
  • 1958 WKBW TV channel 7 in Buffalo, NY (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1969 American singer-songwriter Neil Diamond makes his only appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show", singing "Sweet Caroline" and "Holly, Holy"
  • 1971 Emmy and Peabody Award-winning TV movie "Brian's Song", about the friendship of Chicago Bears football teammates Brian Piccolo and Gale Sayers (based on Sayers' autobiography) premieres on ABC, starring James Caan and Billie Dee Williams
  • 1972 BBC bans Wings' "Hi, Hi, Hi"
  • 1979 Ted Koppel becomes anchor of late nightly news on Iran "America Held Hostage" (ABC)
  • 1980 "West Side Story" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 341 performances
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