On This Day

Events in Film & TV on November 11

Film release premierFilm Premier

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Music ConcertThe Beatles on Ed Sullivan

1963 Brian Epstein & Ed Sullivan sign a 3 show contract for The Beatles
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The Beatles with TV host Ed Sullivan during their first appearance on his show in February 1964
The Beatles with TV host Ed Sullivan during their first appearance on his show in February 1964
  • 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

Film release premierFilm Premier

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

Actress Jennifer Lawrence
Actress
Jennifer Lawrence
Actress and Director Elizabeth Banks
Actress and Director
Elizabeth Banks