Events in Film & TV on October 25

  • 1953 KIEM TV channel 3 in Eureka, CA (NBC/CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting

TV Show Appearance

1964 The Rolling Stones make their 1st appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show"; they perform a cover of Chuck Berry's “Around & Around,” and their own hit "Time Is On My Side" [1]

Film Release

1978 "Halloween", directed by John Carpenter, starring Donald Pleasence and Jamie Lee Curtis in her film debut, is released

#1 in the Charts

1980 Barbra Streisand's "Guilty" album goes #1 for 3 weeks & her single "Woman In Love," goes #1 for 3 weeks

  • 1988 ABC News reports on potbellied pygmy pigs' popularity as pets

Theatrical Finale

1992 Neil Simon's stage play "Jake's Women", starring Alan Alda and Joyce Van Patten, closes at Neil Simon Theater, NYC, after 245 performances

Music Premiere

1995 Henry Mancini, Leslie Bricusse, and Blake Edwards' musical adaptation of the film "Victor/Victoria", starring Julie Andrews, opens at Marquis Theater, NYC, runs for 738 performances; Andrews declined Tony Award nomination because she felt other cast and crew should have been recognized