On This Day

Events in Film & TV on November 23

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1923 Cecil B. DeMille's first version of "The Ten Commandments" premieres in the USA

Filmmaker and Director Cecil B. DeMille
Filmmaker and Director
Cecil B. DeMille

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1926 Noël Coward's "This Was a Man" premieres in NYC

Playwright, Director and Singer Noël Coward
Playwright, Director and Singer
Noël Coward
  • 1953 KVFD (now KTIN) TV channel 21 in Ft Dodge, IA (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • 1953 WJBF TV channel 6 in Augusta, GA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1960 Tinseltown dedicated its Walk of Fame at Hollywood Blvd & Vine St
  • 1968 "Noël Coward's Sweet Potato" closes at Booth NYC after 36 performances
  • 1970 KNCT TV channel 46 in Belton/Killeen, TX (PBS) begins broadcasting

Film release premierFilm Premier

1984 "A Christmas Carol" directed by Clive Donner starring George C. Scott premieres in the UK

  • 1996 Irene Skliva, 18, of Greece, crowned 46th Miss World
  • 2013 "The Day of the Doctor" 50th anniversary episode of "Doctor Who" screens on BBC One, 1st episode to feature 12th Doctor Peter Capaldi
  • 2018 Italian designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana apologize for culturally insensitive video and media posts insulting Chinese culture, cancel Shanghai fashion show