Events in Film & TV on December 2

  • 1932 "Adventures of Charlie Chan" 1st heard on NBC-Blue radio network
  • 1952 First human birth televised to public on KOA-TV Denver, Colorado
  • 1958 KNOP TV channel 2 in North Platte, NB (NBC) begins broadcasting

#1 in the Charts

1978 Neil Diamond & Barbra Streisand's duet single "You Don't Bring Me Flowers" hits #1

  • 1988 "Naked Gun" movie based on TV's "Police Squad" premieres
  • 1988 ESPN airs its 10,000th edition of 'Sports Center', making it the most televised cable program in history

Film Premiere

1994 "Cobb" a film about baseball player Ty Cobb, starring Tommy Lee Jones premieres

Film & TV History

2003 US reality show "The Simple Life" with Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie premieres on Fox

Film Premiere

2013 "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug", 2nd film in the Hobbit series, directed by Peter Jackson, starring Martin Freeman and Ian McKellen, premieres in Los Angeles

Film & TV History

2014 Comedian Bill Cosby resigns from the board of trustees of an American university following renewed sexual assault allegations