Events in Film & TV on November 11

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1947 "Gentlemen's Agreement" directed by Elia Karan and starring Gregory Peck and Dorothy McGuire premieres in New York (Best Picture 1948)

  • 1949 WTTV TV channel 4 in Bloomington-Indianapol, IN (IND) 1st broadcast

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1954 Publication of "Two Towers", 2nd volume of "Lord of the Rings", by J. R. R. Tolkien by George Allen and Unwin in London

Writer and Academic J. R. R. Tolkien
Writer and Academic
J. R. R. Tolkien

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1983 President Reagan became 1st US president to address Japanese legislature

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • 1985 1st AIDS theme TV movie - "An Early Frost" screens in US on NBC
  • 1997 CBS News anchor Dan Rather renews his contract to 2002

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2013 "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" directed by Francis Lawrence starring Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson premieres in London