Events in Film & TV on October 15

Film release premierFilm Release

1940 "The Great Dictator", a satiric social commentary film by and starring Charlie Chaplin released

Comedian/Actor/Filmaker Charlie Chaplin
Comedian/Actor/Filmaker
Charlie Chaplin

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

1951 "I Love Lucy", starring Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, debuts on CBS

Actor Desi Arnaz
Actor
Desi Arnaz
Comedienne/Actress Lucille Ball
Comedienne/Actress
Lucille Ball
  • 1953 John Patrick's "Teahouse of the August Moon" premieres in New York
  • 1953 KOIN TV channel 6 in Portland, OR (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1953 WJNL (now WFAT) TV channel 19 in Johnstown, PA (IND) begins
  • 1954 KLTV TV channel 7 in Tyler-Longview, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1959 KNDO TV channel 23 in Yakima, WA (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1962 WLOX TV channel 13 in Biloxi-Gulfport, MS (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1965 WEMT (now WVII) TV channel 7 in Bangor, ME (ABC) begins broadcasting

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1989 Billy Graham is given 1,900th star on Hollywood Blvd

Evangelist Billy Graham
Evangelist
Billy Graham

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

2000 Larry David's "Curb Your Enthusiasm" debuts on HBO

Comedian/Writer Larry David
Comedian/Writer
Larry David

Music releaseMusic Single

2013 Dove Cameron releases a single, "Better In Stereo"

Actress Dove Cameron
Actress
Dove Cameron
  • 2017 Actress Alyssa Milano tweeting “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’" prompts flood of replies across Facebook, Instagram and Twitter