Events in Film & TV on November 19

Film & TV History

1916 Samuel Goldwyn and Edgar Selwyn establish Goldwyn Picture; the company later became one of the most successful independent filmmakers

  • 1955 KXMB TV channel 12 in Bismarck, North Dakota (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1959 "Rocky & His Friends" debuts on ABC
  • 1962 KOET (now KULC) TV channel 9 in Ogden, UT (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1965 ABC radio begins weekly "Vietnam Update" report
  • 1967 The establishment of TVB, the first wireless commercial television station in Hong Kong
  • 1969 WENY TV channel 36 in Elmira, NY (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1971 Disney World's Fort Wilderness opens
  • 1972 KFIZ TV channel 34 in Fond du Lac, WI suspends broadcasting

Film Release

1975 Film adaptation of "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" based on book by Ken Kesey, directed by Milos Forman and starring Jack Nicholson and Louise Fletcher, is released (Academy Awards Best Picture 1976)

Film & TV History

1994 Aishwarya Rai, 21, of India, crowned 44th Miss World

  • 1995 "Beatle Anthology" premieres on ABC-TV

Film Release

2010 "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1" the 7th film based on the books by J. K. Rowling is released worldwide

Television Premiere

2013 David Blaine performs in the TV special "David Blaine: Real or Magic" on ABC