Events in Film & TV on November 20

  • 1954 KTRK TV channel 13 in Houston, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1959 WABC fires Alan Freed over payola scandal
  • 1961 WPLG TV channel 10 in Miami, FL (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1965 WCNY TV channel 24 in Syracuse, NY (PBS) begins broadcasting

Music awardsMusic Awards

1968 2nd Country Music Association Award: Glen Campbell & Tammy Wynette wins

Country singer Tammy Wynette
Country singer
Tammy Wynette
Actor and Country Singer Glen Campbell
Actor and Country Singer
Glen Campbell

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1975 Ronald Reagan announces candidacy for Republican nomination for US President

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1976 George Harrison appears on "Saturday Night Live"

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison
Television Producer Lorne Michaels
Television Producer
Lorne Michaels
  • 1980 United Artists withdraws $44 million movie "Heaven's Gate" for re-editing

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1982 Drew Barrymore at age 7 hosts "Saturday Night Live"

Actress Drew Barrymore
Actress
Drew Barrymore
Television Producer Lorne Michaels
Television Producer
Lorne Michaels
  • 1983 100 million watch ABC-TV movie "Day After" about nuclear war

Film release premierFilm Premier

1983 "Terms of Endearment" from the book by Larry McMurtry, directed by James L. Brooks and starring Shirley MacLaine and Debra Winger premieres in New York (Best Picture 1984)

Film release premierFilm Release

2002 "Die Another Day", 20th James Bond film released, directed by Lee Tamahori, starring Pierce Brosnan and Halle Berry