On This Day in Film & TV for October 23

Events in Film & TV

  • 1952 Charlie Chaplin's "Limelight", starring himself and Claire Bloom, with an appearance by Buster Keaton, premieres in New York City; Not released in Los Angeles until 1972, winning Chaplin his only competitive Academy Award for original score
  • 1953 WTRF TV channel 7 in Wheeling-Steubenville, WV (CBS) 1st broadcast
  • 1954 WSAU TV channel 7 in Wausau, WI (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1956 First video recording on magnetic tape televised coast-to-coast
  • 1958 The Smurfs first appear in the story "Johan and Pirlouit" by Belgium cartoonist Peyo
  • 1962 WCIV TV channel 4 in Charleston, South Carolina (NBC) begins broadcasting
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