Events in Film & TV on November 13

  • 1937 NBC forms first full-sized symphony orchestra exclusively for radio

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1940 "Fantasia" animated film by Walt Disney, starring Leopold Stokowski and Deems Taylor, is released

Animator Walt Disney
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Walt Disney
  • 1952 KLBK TV channel 13 in Lubbock, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1960 Fire in movie theater kills 152 children (Amude, Spain)
  • 1961 WCBB TV channel 10 in Augusta, ME (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1965 Director Kenneth Tynan says the word "Fuck" on BBC

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1979 Ronald Reagan in New York announces his candidacy for US President

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
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Ronald Reagan
  • 1980 Gabriella Brum, 18, of West Germany crowned 30th Miss World; she resigns the next day because she wants to marry her 52 year old boyfriend
  • 1986 Giselle Jeanne-Marie LaRonde of Trinidad, 23, crowned 36th Miss World
  • 1986 US President Reagan confesses weapon sales to Iran

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1995 "GoldenEye", 17th James Bond film, starring Pierce Brosnan for the first time and Judi Dench as M, released

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1999 "Toy Story 2", directed by John Lasseter, starring Tom Hanks and Tim Allen, premieres in the US

Actor Tom Hanks
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Tom Hanks
Actor Tim Allen
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Tim Allen