On This Day

Events in Film & Television in November 1968

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Nov 1 Noël Coward's "Sweet Potato" opens at Booth Theater NYC for 36 performances

Playwright, Director and Singer Noël Coward
Playwright, Director and Singer
Noël Coward
  • Nov 4 WRDU (now WPTF) TV channel 28 in Raleigh-Durham, NC (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • Nov 4 WTOG TV channel 44 in St Petersburg-Tampa, FL (IND) 1st broadcast
  • Nov 12 KSEL (now KAMC) TV channel 28 in Lubbock, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Nov 14 U.S. premiere of film version of Morris L. West's best seller "The Shoes of the Fisherman"
  • Nov 17 KHNE TV channel 29 in Hastings, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Nov 17 "Heidi Game", NBC cuts to show "Heidi" and misses Raider's rally to beat Jets, 43-32

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Nov 21 The Supremes & The Temptations release "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me"

Singer and Actress Diana Ross
Singer and Actress
Diana Ross
  • Nov 22 1st interracial TV kiss (Star Trek - Captain Kirk and Uhura)
  • Nov 23 "Noël Coward's Sweet Potato" closes at Booth NYC after 36 performances
  • Nov 25 15th National Film Awards (India): "Hatey Bazarey" wins the Golden Lotus