Events in Film & TV on November 10

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1931 4th Academy Awards: "Cimarron", Lionel Barrymore & Marie Dressler win

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1940 Walt Disney begins serving as an informer for the Los Angeles office of the FBI; his job is to report back information on Hollywood subversives.

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Walt Disney
  • 1958 WUFT TV channel 5 in Gainesville, FL (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1959 Corinne Rottschaeffer of the Netherlands elected Miss World
  • 1967 KXNE TV channel 19 in Norfolk, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1969 "Sesame Street" premieres on PBS TV
  • 1980 Dan Rather refuses to pay his cabbie, CBS pays $12.55 fare
  • 1984 Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Chief's Crown, Eillo, Lashkari, Outstandingly, Princess Rooney, Royal Heroine, Wild Again at Hollywood

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1990 John Hughes' film "Home Alone" directed by Chris Columbus and starring Macaulay Culkin premieres in Chicago

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1998 "Star Trek: Insurrection" film directed by Jonathan Frakes and starring Patrick Stewart and Jonathan Frakes premieres

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2010 Alan Menken, famous Disney composer, receives the 2,442nd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Disney Composer Alan Menken
Disney Composer
Alan Menken

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2014 "The Hunger Games" Mockingjay - Part 1" directed by Francis Lawrence and starring Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson premieres in London

  • 2017 BBC removes drama from Christmas line-up after one of its stars, Ed Westwick, accused of rape by two women