Events in Film & TV on November 6

  • 1939 WRGB TV channel 6 in Schenectady-Alby-Troy, NY (CBS) 1st broadcast
  • 1947 NBC's "Meet the Press" debuts - US's longest running TV show
  • 1964 WEIQ TV channel 42 in Mobile, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1966 1st entire lineup televised in color (NBC)

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

1984 Incumbent Republican President Ronald Reagan is re-elected President of the United States in a landslide, winning 49 states and defeating Democrat candidate Walter Mondale

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • 1986 President Reagan signs landmark immigration reform bill
  • 1990 Arsenio Hall gets a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame

Music releaseAlbum Release

1990 "I'm Your Baby Tonight" 3rd studio album by Whitney Houston is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1991)

Singer and actress Whitney Houston
Singer and actress
Whitney Houston
  • 1993 Actor Howard Rollins arrested for drunk driving

Film release premierFilm Premier

1996 "The English Patient" based on the novel by Michael Ondaatje, directed by Anthony Minghella and starring Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche and Kristen Scott Thomas premieres in Los Angeles (Best Picture 1997)

Film release premierFilm Premier

2005 "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire", the 4th film based on the books by J. K. Rowling, premieres in London. Goes on to become most successful film of the year, earning almost US$ 900 million.

Actor and Comedian Robbie Coltrane
Actor and Comedian
Robbie Coltrane
Novelist J. K. Rowling
J. K. Rowling
Actor Rupert Grint
Rupert Grint