Events in Film & TV on November 14

Radio Premiere

1922 BBC begins daily radio broadcasts from the 2LO transmitter at Marconi House

  • 1953 WCIA TV channel 3 in Champaign, IL (CBS) begins broadcasting

Pro Wrestling

1957 Dick Hutton beats Lou Thesz in Toronto, to become NWA wrestling champion

  • 1965 KCST TV channel 39 in San Diego, CA (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1968 U.S. premiere of film version of Morris L. West's best seller "The Shoes of the Fisherman"

Film Premiere

1976 "Network", directed by Sidney Lumet, starring Faye Dunaway, Peter Finch and William Holden, premieres in Los Angeles and New York City (Finch - Academy Awards Best Actor 1977)

  • 1980 Kimberley Santos, 19 of Guam, crowned 30th Miss World
  • 1985 Holmfriour Karlsdottir of Iceland, 22, crowned 35th Miss World
  • 1988 Sitcom "Murphy Brown" starring Candice Bergen premieres on CBS

Television Premiere

1991 Michael Jackson's "Black or White" video premieres on FOX TV

  • 1997 Disney's "Lion King" sets Broadway record of $2,700,000 daily sale

Film Release

2002 Film "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" is released, based on the 2nd book of the series by J. K. Rowling

Film Premiere

2006 "Casino Royale", 21st James Bond film premieres in London, starring Daniel Craig for the 1st time and Eva Green, premieres in London

Film Premiere

2010 Disney's 3-D computer-animated musical adventure film "Tangled" premieres at El Capitan Theatre, loosely based on the German fairy tale "Rapunzel" by brothers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm

Film Release

2012 "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2", based on the book by Stephenie Meyer, directed by Bill Condon, starring Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson, is released

  • 2015 Second Democratic presidential candidates debate, broadcast by CBS, held in Des Moines, Iowa

Film Premiere

2016 "Moana" animated Disney film directed by Ron Clements and John Musker with voices by Auli'i Cravalho and The Rock premieres in Los Angeles

Film & TV History

2016 US talk show "Tucker Carlson Tonight" hosted by Tucker Carlson premieres on Fox