Events in Film & TV on October 10

  • 1954 1st National Film Awards (India): "Shyamchi Aai" wins the Golden Lotus

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1956 "Giant", directed by George Stevens, starring Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson and James Dean, premieres in NYC

  • 1960 WGTE TV channel 30 in Toledo, OH (PBS) begins broadcasting

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1961 Variety TV show "The Bob Newhart Show" premieres on NBC in the US

Comedian and Actor Bob Newhart
Comedian and Actor
Bob Newhart

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1963 "From Russia With Love" 2nd James Bond film based on a novel by Ian Fleming, starring Sean Connery and Daniela Bianchi, premieres in London

  • 1979 Fleetwood Mac gets a star in Hollywood
  • 1983 NBC premiere of true life drama "Adam", based on John Walsh's son's murder
  • 1988 NBC premieres tele-biopic, "Winnie", starring Meredith Baxter and based on life of [Gwyanna] Winefred Sprockett
  • 1994 MPAA chief Jack Valenti holds meeting to determine new movie ratings
  • 2016 Actress Shailene Woodley arrested for trespassing while protesting against proposed Dakota Access Pipeline

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2017 "Thor: Ragnarok" directed by Taika Waititi, starring Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston and Cate Blanchett premieres in Los Angeles, California