Events in Film & TV on November 16

All Eyes on Birthplace of British Rock 'n' Roll

1957 BBC’s 1st pop music show, the "Six-Five Special", is broadcast from the tiny 2i’s Coffee Bar in London

  • 1965 Walt Disney launches Epcot Center: Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow

Theater Premiere

1982 Tom Stoppard's play "The Real Thing" premieres in London starring Felicity Kendal and Roger Rees

Film Premiere

2001 "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone", 1st film adaptation of the book series by J. K. Rowling starring Daniel Radcliffe, premieres in US (Titled "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's's Stone" in some markets)

American Music Awards

2003 31st American Music Awards: Kid Rock, Jennifer Lopez & Luther Vandross win

Film Premiere

2009 "The Twilight Saga: New Moon", based on the book by Stephenie Meyer, directed by Chris Weitz, starring Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson, premieres in Los Angeles

  • 2019 Britain's Prince Andrew refutes claims he had sex with 17 year-old connected to sex offender and friend Jeffery Epstein in BBC interview