Events in Film & TV on November 30

  • 1949 KOTV TV channel 6 in Tulsa, OK (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1958 WKBW TV channel 7 in Buffalo, NY (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1971 TV movie "Brian's Song" airs for 1st time on ABC-TV
  • 1972 BBC bans Wings' "Hi, Hi, Hi"
  • 1979 Ted Koppel becomes anchor of nightly news on Iran Hostages (ABC)

Film release premierFilm Premier

1982 "Gandhi" directed by Richard Attenborough and starring Ben Kingsley and John Gielgud premieres in New Delhi (Best Picture 1983)

Director and Actor Richard Attenborough
Director and Actor
Richard Attenborough
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader
Mahatma Gandhi
Actor John Gielgud
Actor
John Gielgud

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1990 American actor Burt Lancaster suffers a stroke

Film release premierFilm Premier

1993 "Schindler's List", American historical drama film directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, and Ralph Fiennes, premieres in Washington, D.C. (Academy Awards Best Picture 1994)

  • 1994 Beatles' 1st album in 25 years, "Live at the BBC", is released in Britain

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2004 Longtime "Jeopardy!" champion Ken Jennings of Salt Lake City, Utah finally loses, leaving him with $2,520,700 USD, television's all-time biggest game show haul

74 Time Jeopardy Champion Ken Jennings
74 Time Jeopardy Champion
Ken Jennings
  • 2017 Disney announces it has cast Chinese actress Liu Yifei to play Mulan in up-coming live action film