Events in Film & TV on October 9

  • 1915 Louis Kaufmans comedy "Unchastened Woman" premieres in New York City
  • 1926 NBC (National Broadcasting Corporation) forms
  • 1948 WXYZ TV channel 7 in Detroit, MI (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1954 KTIV TV channel 4 in Sioux City, IA (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1968 WKMU TV channel 21 in Murray, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting

Music Single

1969 The Supremes release single "Someday We'll Be Together", Diana Ross' last recording with the group

Television Premiere

1986 "The Late Show with Joan Rivers" premieres on Fox, first woman to host a US late-night TV talk show' she is fired in May of 1987

Film Release

1987 "Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll" documentary film directed by Taylor Hackford of 1986 concerts celebrating rock and roll pioneer Chuck Berry is released

Film Release

1992 Action thriller film "Under Siege" directed by Andrew Davis starring Steven Seagal in his most famous role is released

  • 1996 Howard Stern's book "Miss America" released in paperback

Album Release

2015 Selena Gomez releases her studio album "Revival", goes to #1 on Billboard 200

Film & TV History

2017 Producer Harvey Weinstein is fired from The Weinstein Company after allegations of sexual abuse