Events in Film & TV on October 28

Film & TV History

1856 French Magician Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin performs for Algerian Marabouts in Algeria to convince them that French magic is the stronger

  • 1921 Amsterdam's Tuschinski movie theater opens

Film Premiere

1941 "How Green Was My Valley" based on the novel by Richard Llewellyn, directed by John Ford and starring Walter Pidgeon and Maureen O'Hara premieres in New York (Best Picture 1942)

  • 1957 WMVS TV channel 10 in Milwaukee, WI (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1978 NBC's premiere of Kiss' acting debut, "Kiss Meets The Phantom of the Park" TV film

Film Release

2001 The indie cult hit "Donnie Darko", starring Jake Gyllenhaal, is released

  • 2007 "Bee Movie" premieres in the US and the UK
  • 2015 Third Republican presidential candidates debate run by CNBC in Boulder, Colorado
  • 2016 Disney Records releases Alessia Cara's single "How Far I'll Go" from the film "Moana"
  • 2019 Country of Georgia hit by a massive cyber attack affecting 2,000 websites, TV channels and government departments.