On This Day

Events in Film & TV on December 3

  • 1949 KRLD (now KDFW) TV channel 4 in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX (CBS) begins
  • 1952 1st TV broadcast in Hawaii
  • 1955 KTVE TV channel 10 in Monroe-El Dorado, LA (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1956 KFSA (now KFSM) TV channel 5 in Ft Smith, AR (CBS) 1st broadcast
  • 1964 KHQL (now KCAN) TV channel 8 in Albion, NB (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1968 NBC Elvis comeback special airs

Film release premierFilm Release

1982 "Frances", film depicting life of actress Frances Farmer and starring Jessica Lange, first released in the US

Actress Jessica Lange
Actress
Jessica Lange

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1985 7th ACE Cable Awards: Shelley Duvall wins the Golden CableACE for "Faerie Tale Theatre"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1991 Hulk Hogan defeats the Undertaker at 'This Tuesday in Texas' at the Freeman Coliseum in San Antonio to become 4-time WWF champion

Professional Wrestler Hulk Hogan
Professional Wrestler
Hulk Hogan

Conference meetingSummit of Interest

2018 David Attenborough warns collapse of civilisation and the natural world on the horizon at UN climate summit in Poland

Natural History Filmmaker and TV Personality David Attenborough
Natural History Filmmaker and TV Personality
David Attenborough
  • 2018 7-year old Ryan of Ryan Toysreview is the year's highest-paid YouTube star earning $22 million