On This Day in Film and Television

Events in Film & TV

  • 1940 The Three Stooges film "You Nazty Spy!" about the Nazis released with the disclaimer "Any resemblance between the characters in this picture and any persons, living or dead, is a miracle."
  • 1955 "The Millionaire" TV program premieres on CBS
  • 1961 1st episode of "Dick Van Dyke Show" is filmed
  • 1964 KFME TV channel 13 in Fargo, North Dakota (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1968 WKBF TV channel 61 in Cleveland, Ohio (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 1988 "48 Hours" premieres on CBS-TV
  • 1991 48th Golden Globes: Dances with Wolves, Jeremy Irons, & Kathy Bates wins
  • 1991 Sgt Slaughter defeats Ultimate Warrior for WWF championship belt
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Birthdays in Film & TV

  • 1866 Harry Davenport, American actor and director (Her Unborn Child, My Sin), born in NYC, New York (d. 1949)
  • 1906 Ish Kabbible [Merwyn Bogue], Penns, comedian (Kay Kyser's Kollege)
  • 1906 Lillian Harvey [Pape], British actress (Invitation to the Waltz; Congress Dance), born in London, England (d. 1968)
  • 1913 Anthony Dexter [Walter Fleischmann], Canadian actor (The Phantom Planet, Captain John Smith and Pocahontas), born in Talmage, Nebraska (d. 2001)
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Deaths in Film & TV

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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 2012 Indian bollywood actress Deepshikha Nagpal (34) weds Indian actor Kaishav Arora in Mumbai
  • 2016 "Ghajini" actress Asin Thottumkal (30) weds Micromax co-founder Rahul Sharma in India

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