Events in Film & TV on September 27

  • 1953 KCMO (now KCTV) TV channel 5 in Kansas City, MO (CBS) begins
  • 1953 KNOE TV channel 8 in Monroe-West Monroe, LA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1953 KOLO TV channel 8 in Reno, NV (ABC/CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1953 KQTV TV channel 2 in Saint Joseph, MO (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1953 WHBQ TV channel 13 in Memphis, Tennessee (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1953 WMAZ TV channel 13 in Macon, GA (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1953 WTOK TV channel 11 in Meridian, MS (ABC/CBS) begins broadcasting

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1954 Steve Allen's "Tonight Show" premieres

TV Personality, Comedian and Composer Steve Allen
TV Personality, Comedian and Composer
Steve Allen

Music releaseMusic Single

1973 “The Way We Were” single released by Barbra Streisand (Billboard Song of the Year 1974)

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • 1976 TV drama “Dawn: Portrait of A Teenage Runaway", starring Eve Plumb premieres on US network NBC

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1979 Elton John, sick with flu, collapses in the Hollywood Universal Ampitheater

Singer Elton John
Singer
Elton John
  • 1981 "Day in Hollywood, A Night.." closes at John Golden NY after 588 performances
  • 1991 "Princesses" premieres on CBS TV
  • 1993 Actor Daniel Day Lewis pleads guilty to speeding charges

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

1993 British crime series "Cracker" created by Jimmy McGovern starring Robbie Coltrane debuts on ITV in the UK

Actor and Comedian Robbie Coltrane
Actor and Comedian
Robbie Coltrane

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2003 Actress Halle Berry announces her separation from second husband, R&B singer Eric Benet

Actress Halle Berry
Actress
Halle Berry