Events in Film & TV on May 3

Film Premiere

1944 "Going My Way", directed by Leo McCarey and starring Bing Crosby premieres in New York (Academy Award for Best Picture, 1945)

  • 1948 1st broadcast of "CBS Evening News" - longest running network news show in the US
  • 1953 WTVO TV channel 17 in Rockford, IL (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1954 KTEN TV channel 10 in Ada-Ardmore, Oklahoma(ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1954 WHA TV channel 21 in Madison, Wisconsin (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1965 KTCI TV channel 17 in St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN (PBS) 1st broadcast
  • 1966 WDHO (now WNWO) TV channel 24 in Toledo, OH (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1970 World premiere of The Beatles' "Let it Be" documentary film directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg, in New York City
  • 1982 ABC's All Talk network begins on radio (2 west coast stations)

Television Finale

1991 356th & final episode of CBS second longest running series TV show "Dallas", (2nd only to "Gunsmoke")

Film Premiere

2002 "Spider-Man", starring Tobey Maguire as Peter Parker/Spider-Man and Willem Dafoe as Norman Osborn/The Green Goblin, premieres

  • 2012 59th National Film Awards (India): "Deool" wins the Golden Lotus
  • 2013 60th National Film Awards (India): "Paan Singh Tomar" wins the Golden Lotus
  • 2014 61st National Film Awards (India): "Ship of Theseus" wins the Golden Lotus
  • 2015 62nd National Film Awards (India): "Court" wins the Golden Lotus

Film & TV History

2018 Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences members vote to expel Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski

Film & TV History

2018 Bollywood actors both posthumously recognized at India's National Film Awards; Sridevi Kapoor Best Actress for "Mum" and Vinod Khanna receives Dadasaheb Phalke award.