Events in Film & TV on November 28

  • 1907 In Haverhill, Massachusetts, scrap-metal dealer Louis B. Mayer opens his first movie theater.

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1932 Groucho Marx performs on radio for the first time

Comedian Groucho Marx
Comedian
Groucho Marx
  • 1954 KCKT (now KSNC) TV channel 2 in Great Bend, KS (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • 1955 KMVI (now WMAU) TV channel 12 in Wailuku, HI (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 1955 KTHV TV channel 11 in Little Rock, AR (CBS) begins broadcasting

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1957 "Look Homeward, Angel" with Anthony Perkins premieres in NYC

  • 1958 KCOO (now KABY) TV channel 9 in Aberdeen, SD (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1959 KOMC (now KSNK) TV channel 8 in McCook - Oberlin, NB (NBC) begins
  • 1960 CBS radio expands hourly news coverage from 5 to 10 minutes
  • 1963 WHNT TV channel 19 in Huntsville, AL (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1975 "As the World Turns" and "The Edge of Night", the final two American soap operas that had resisted going to pre-taped broadcasts, air their last live episodes.

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1986 US Reagan administration exceeds SALT II arms limitations for 1st time

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • 1997 Final episode of "Beavis & Butt-head" on MTV

Film release premierFilm Premier

2012 "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" 1st of the Hobbit film series, directed by Peter Jackson, starring Martin Freeman and Ian McKellen, premieres in Wellington, New Zealand

Film Director Peter Jackson
Film Director
Peter Jackson
Actor Ian McKellen
Actor
Ian McKellen
  • 2017 India's Supreme Court rejects appeal to block global release of controversial film "Padmavati"