Events in Film & TV on November 9

Film Premiere

1939 Romantic comedy film "Ninotchka" directed by Ernst Lubitsch and starring Greta Garbo premieres

  • 1953 KTVQ TV channel 2 in Billings, MT (CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting

Pro Wrestling

1956 Lou Thesz beats Whipper Billy Watson in St Louis, to become NWA wrestling champion

  • 1962 Catharina Lodders of the Netherlands elected Miss World
  • 1964 "Comedy in Music-Opus 2" opens at John Golden NYC for 192 performances

Television Premiere

1969 "An Evening with Julie Andrews and Harry Belafonte", music special with arrangements by Michel Legrand, premieres on NBC-TV

  • 1970 Comedy troupe "The Goodies" make their television debut on the BBC
  • 1984 Wes Craven's horror film "A Nightmare on Elm Street" premieres in the US
  • 1988 Don Sebesky and Gloria Nissenson's musical "Prince of Central Park", starring Jo Anne Worley opens at Belasco Theater, NYC; runs for 4 performances
  • 2013 María Gabriela Isler, a 25yo Venezuelan, is crowned Miss Universe 2013
  • 2017 Five women detail sexual misconduct by comedian Louis C.K. in "New York Times" report

TV Show Appearance

2018 Korean pop band BTS appearance on Japanese TV show cancelled after member Jimin wore shirt with atomic bomb image

Sports History

2019 YouTubers KSI and Logan Paul's second boxing match; KSI wins by split decision

Film & TV History

2021 Actor Paul Rudd is named People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive