Events in Film & TV on May 3

Film release premierFilm Premier

1944 "Going My Way", directed by Leo McCarey 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)
  • 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Actor/Comedian Bill Cosby
Actor/Comedian
Bill Cosby

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Actress and Film Producer Sridevi Kapoor
Actress and Film Producer
Sridevi Kapoor