On This Day

Events in Film & TV on November 5

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

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

Film release premierFilm 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 released

Actress Marilyn Monroe
Actress
Marilyn Monroe
Film actress Betty Grable
Film actress
Betty Grable

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

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

Musician Nat King Cole
Musician
Nat King Cole
  • 1958 KGLD (now KSNG) TV channel 11 in Garden City, KS (NBC) 1st broadcast

Film release premierFilm Release

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

Appears on tv showTelevision Premiere

1985 CBS' premiere of TV made Lucille Ball drama "Stone Pillow"

Actress and Comedian Lucille Ball
Actress and Comedian
Lucille Ball

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Actress and Model Brigitte Bardot
Actress and Model
Brigitte Bardot
  • 2018 BBC opens its largest news bureau outside the UK in Nairobi, Kenya with 300 journalists

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Actress Emma Watson
Actress
Emma Watson