Events in Film & TV on October 31

  • 1949 WOC (now KWQC) TV channel 6 in Davenport, IA (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • 1953 TV broadcasting begins in Belgium
  • 1954 KREM TV channel 2 in Spokane, WA (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1962 "What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?" horror film released directed by Robert Aldrich, starring Bette Davis and Joan Crawford, based on novel by Henry Farrell

Music release#1 in the Charts

1964 Barbra Streisand's "People" album goes #1 for 5 weeks

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • 1967 KIMO TV channel 13 in Anchorage, AK (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1981 1st live US radio drama in 25 years (Halloween Story on NBC)