Events in Film & TV on November 5

Academy Awards

1930 3rd Academy Awards: "All Quiet on the Western Front", George Arliss (Disraeli) and Norma Shearer (The Divorcee) win

Film Release

1953 Film "How to Marry a Millionaire" directed by Jean Negulesco, starring Lauren Bacall, Betty Grable and Marilyn Monroe, first to be filmed in CinemaScope; release delayed to allow "The Robe" to debut the format

Television Debut

1956 "The Nat King Cole Show" debuts on NBC, the first variety program to be hosted by an African-American

  • 1958 Gian Carlo Menotti's musical drama "Maria Golovin" opens at Martin Beck Theater, NYC; runs for 5 performances
  • 1958 KGLD (now KSNG) TV channel 11 in Garden City, KS (NBC) 1st broadcast

Film Release

1965 "Pierrot le Fou", directed by Jean-Luc Godard, starring Jean-Paul Belmondo and Anna Karina, is released

Television Premiere

1985 CBS premieres "Stone Pillow", a dramatic made-for-TV movie starring Lucille Ball as a homeless woman

  • 1988 "Kokomo" single by The Beach Boys from the film "Cocktail" goes to #1
  • 1988 "Kokomo", single by the Beach Boys from the film "Cocktail" tops the charts, their first hit in 20 years, and to date their latest
  • 1992 Revival of George Kelly's 1924 play "The Show Off", starring Boyd Gaines and Pat Carroll, opens at Criterion Center Stage Right, NYC; runs for 45 performances

Film & TV History

1997 French court orders producer Jacques Charrier, ex-husband of Brigitte Bardot, to pay the former screen star $8,300 in damages

  • 2018 BBC opens its largest news bureau outside the UK in Nairobi, Kenya with 300 journalists

Film & TV History

2019 Actress Emma Watson interviewed in Vogue magazine says she is happy to be single "I call it being self-partnered" launching worldwide discussion on the term

Hall of Fame

2022 37th Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees: Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo; Duran Duran; Eminem; Eurythmics; Dolly Parton; Lionel Richie; Carly Simon; Judas Priest; Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis; Harry Belafonte; Elizabeth Cotten; Allen Grubman; Jimmy Iovine; and Sylvia Robinson [1]