Events in Film & TV on November 27

  • 1911 Audience throws vegetables at actors for 1st recorded time in US

Film & TV History

1920 "The Mark of Zorro" directed by Fred Niblo and starring Douglas Fairbanks is shown in New York - 1st American superhero film

  • 1952 KTBC TV channel 7 in Austin, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1960 CBS radio cancels "Have Gun Will Travel"
  • 1961 KHAW TV channel 11 in Hilo, HI (NBC) begins broadcasting

Theater Premiere

1973 Neil Simon's play "Good Doctor" premieres in NYC

Theatrical Finale

1977 "Comedy with Music (Victor Borge)" closes at Imperial NY after 66 performances

  • 1986 Europa TV, a project of five European public service broadcasters ceases operations after exhausting its budget

Pro Wrestling

1991 Undertaker beats Hulk Hogan to become new WWF champ

  • 1993 Lisa Hanna, 18, of Jamaica, crowned 43rd Miss World

Film Release

2013 "Frozen", the highest-grossing animated film of all time, starring Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell, is released