On This Day

Events in Film & TV on October 22

  • 1930 1st concert of BBC Symphony Orchestra, at Queen's Hall, under Adrian Boult

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1932 Film "Red Dust" directed by Victor Fleming, starring Clark Gable, Jean Harlow and Mary Astor premieres

Actor Clark Gable
Clark Gable
Actress Jean Harlow
Jean Harlow
Actress Mary Astor
Mary Astor
  • 1939 NBC becomes first network to televise a pro football game; Brooklyn Dodgers beat Philadelphia Eagles, 23-14 at Brooklyn's Ebbets Field

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1942 "Now, Voyager" film directed by Irving Rapper starring Bette Davis, Paul Henreid and Claude Rain premieres in New York

  • 1955 WWNY TV channel 7 in Carthage-Watertown, NY (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1957 KJAC TV channel 4 in Port Arthur-Beaumont, TX (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • 1979 Walt Disney World's 100-millionth guest

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1988 "Devil Worship: Exposing Satan's Underground" TV special hosted by Geraldo Rivera screens on NBC

TV Host and News Personality Geraldo Rivera
TV Host and News Personality
Geraldo Rivera
  • 2010 57th National Film Awards (India): "Kutty Srank" wins the Golden Lotus

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2013 "Thor: The Dark World", directed by Alan Taylor, starring Chris Hemsworth and Natalie Portman, premieres in London

  • 2017 "LA Times" publishes investigation with 38 woman accusing Hollywood writer-director James Toback of sexual harassment

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2018 Actress Selma Blair reveals she has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis

Actress Selma Blair
Selma Blair