Events in Film & TV on October 23

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1941 Walt Disney's animated film "Dumbo" released

Animator Walt Disney
Animator
Walt Disney
  • 1953 WTRF TV channel 7 in Wheeling-Steubenville, WV (CBS) 1st broadcast
  • 1954 WSAU TV channel 7 in Wausau, WI (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1956 First video recording on magnetic tape televised coast-to-coast
  • 1962 WCIV TV channel 4 in Charleston, South Carolina (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1971 WXLT (now WWSB) TV channel 40 in Sarasota-Bradenton, FL (ABC) begins
  • 1972 WNJS TV channel 23 in Camden, NJ (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1978 CBS raises LP prices to $8.98
  • 1984 NBC airs BBC footage of Ethiopian famine
  • 2012 "Skyfall", 23rd James Bond film, directed by Sam Mendes and starring Daniel Craig and Javier Bardem premieres in London