Events in Film & TV on October 13

Music History

1931 Noël Coward's "Cavalcade" premieres in London

Film Premiere

1950 "All About Eve" directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz and starring Bette Davis and Anne Baxter premieres (Academy Awards Best Picture 1951)

  • 1956 WAGM TV channel 8 in Presque Isle, ME (CBS/NBC/ABC) begins
  • 1960 Third presidential debate with Nixon in Hollywood & Kennedy in NY

Theater Premiere

1962 Edward Albee's play "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" opens on Broadway featuring actress Uta Hagen

  • 1967 CBS radio cancels "House Party"
  • 1971 WTZH TV channel 24 in Meridian, MS (CBS) suspends broadcasting

Film Premiere

1973 "Badlands" directed by Terrence Malick and starring Martin Sheen and Sissy Spacek premieres at the New York Film Festival

TV Show Appearance

1973 Teri Garr appears on "The Bob Newhart Show" in "Emily in for Carol"

Country Music Association Awards

1980 14th Country Music Association Award: Barbara Mandrell, Emmylou Harris, and George Jones win

  • 1993 Captured American Pilot Mike Durant is filmed in an interview in captivity by a CNN camera crew.

Film & TV History

1995 Pamela Anderson Lee rushed to hospital with flu like symptoms

  • 2015 First Democratic presidential candidates debate, broadcast by CNN and held in Las Vegas, Nevada

Film & TV History

2021 William Shatner becomes the oldest person to reach space, travelling aboard Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket on a 10 minute flight