On This Day

Events in Film & TV on November 3

  • 1953 "Tokyo Story", Japanese film directed by Yasujirō Ozu, starring Chishū Ryū, Chieko Higashiyama and Setsuko Hara, is released

Film PremierThe Wizard of Oz

1956 "The Wizard of Oz" 1st televised (CBS-TV)
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Publicity still of the Wizard of Oz, showing the Tin Man, Scarecrow, Dorothy and Cowardly Lion
Publicity still of the Wizard of Oz, showing the Tin Man, Scarecrow, Dorothy and Cowardly Lion
  • 1975 Good Morning America premieres on ABC (David Hartman & Nancy Dussault)
  • 1978 First broadcast of "Different Strokes" on NBC TV
  • 1983 Nashville Network begins on cable TV
  • 1997 British TV comedy "I'm Alan Partridge" starring Steve Coogan premieres on BBC Two

Film release premierFilm Premier

1998 "Shakespeare in Love" directed by John Madden and starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Joseph Fiennes premieres in New York (Best Picture 1999)

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow
Actress
Gwyneth Paltrow
Actor Joseph Fiennes
Actor
Joseph Fiennes
Playwright and Screenwriter Tom Stoppard
Playwright and Screenwriter
Tom Stoppard

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2019 Olivia Newton-John's black leather outfit from the film "Grease" sells for $405,700 at auction in Beverly Hills, California

Singer and actress Olivia Newton-John
Singer and actress
Olivia Newton-John