Events in Film & TV on May 3

Film release premierFilm Premier

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

Singer and Actor Bing Crosby
Singer and Actor
Bing Crosby
  • 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, OK (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1954 WHA TV channel 21 in Madison, WI (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1960 Musical "Fantasticks" by Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones, premieres in NYC (world's longest running musical)
  • 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
  • 1982 ABC's All Talk network begins on radio (2 west coast stations)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1982 President Reagan begins 5 minute weekly radio broadcasts

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • 1991 356th & final episode of CBS second longest running series "Dallas", (2nd only to "Gunsmoke")
  • 1997 ABC Bud Light Masters Bowling Tournament won by Jason Queen

Film release premierFilm Premier

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