Events in Film & TV on December 30

  • 1936 Beginning of the "feud" between comedians Fred Allen and Jack Benny on Allen's "Town Hall Tonight" show

Film release premierFilm Release

1939 "Of Mice and Men", starring Burgess Meredith as George, Lon Chaney Jr. as Lennie, is released

  • 1953 The first ever NTSC color television sets go on sale for about USD at $1,175 each from RCA.
  • 1963 "Let's Make A Deal," debuts on NBC-TV

Music releaseMusic Recording

1968 Frank Sinatra first records "My Way" with lyrics were written by Paul Anka and based on the French song "Comme d'habitude"

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra
  • 1980 "Wonderful World of Disney" last performance on NBC-TV

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1988 North subpoenas Reagan & Bush as defense witnesses for upcoming trial

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan