On This Day

Events in Film & TV on November 22

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1961 Producers Albert Broccoli and Harry Saltzman announce expensive publicity campaign to make Sean Connery (James Bond) a star

  • 1964 WITF TV channel 33 in Harrisburg-Hershey, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1967 BBC unofficially bans "I Am the Walrus" by Beatles
  • 1968 1st interracial TV kiss (Star Trek - Captain Kirk and Uhura)

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1984 Fred Rogers of PBS "Mr Rogers Neighborhood" presents a sweater to Smithsonian Institution

TV Host Fred Rogers
TV Host
Fred Rogers
  • 1987 Two Chicago television stations are hijacked by an unknown pirate dressed as Max Headroom.
  • 1989 Aneta Kreglicka of Poland, 24, crowned 39th Miss World

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1991 "Phool Aur Kaante", the film debut of famous Indian actor Ajay Devgan, is released

Actor & Bollywood Star Ajay Devgan
Actor & Bollywood Star
Ajay Devgan

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1995 "Toy Story", the first feature-length film created completely using computer-generated imagery, directed by John Lasseter and starring Tom Hanks and Tim Allen, is released

Actor Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks
Actor Tim Allen
Tim Allen
Actor and Sportsman Woody Strode
Actor and Sportsman
Woody Strode
  • 2002 In Nigeria, more than 100 people are killed at an attack aimed at the contestants of the Miss World contest

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2005 32nd American Music Awards: Gwen Stefani, Will Smith and Kelly Clarkson win

  • 2008 YouTube hosts the largest ever live broadcast, YouTube Live

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2019 Sacha Baron Cohen says if Facebook existed in the 1930s it would have run Hitler's ads on his "solution to the Jewish problem", in speech to Anti-Defamation League summit

Comedian/Actor Sacha Baron Cohen
Sacha Baron Cohen