Events in Film & Television in November 1979

  • Nov 8 Bernard Slade's "Romantic Comedy" premieres in NYC
  • Nov 8 ABC broadcasts "Iran Crisis: American Held Hostage" with Frank Reynolds (forerunner to "Nightline")

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Nov 13 Ronald Reagan in New York announces his candidacy for US President

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • Nov 15 ABC-TV announces it would broadcast nightly specials on Iran hostage
  • Nov 30 Ted Koppel becomes anchor of nightly news on Iran Hostages (ABC)