On This Day

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

Appears on tv showTelevision Premiere

1986 "The Late Show with Joan Rivers" premieres on Fox, first woman to host a US late-night TV talk show

Actress, Comedian and T.V. Host Joan Rivers
Actress, Comedian and T.V. Host
Joan Rivers

Film release premierFilm 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

Music releaseAlbum Release

2015 Selena Gomez releases her studio album "Revival", goes to No. 1 on Billboard 200

Singer and Actress Selena Gomez
Singer and Actress
Selena Gomez

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Film Producer Harvey Weinstein
Film Producer
Harvey Weinstein