On This Day in Film and Television

Events in Film & TV

  • 1956 "Comedy in Music (Victor Borge)" closes at Golden NYC after 849 performances
  • 1957 KSAT TV channel 12 in San Antonio, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1958 KMOT TV channel 10 in Minot, ND (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1961 KIFI TV channel 8 in Idaho Falls, Idaho (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1971 "Alias Smith & Jones" premieres on ABC TV
  • 1973 Leslie Nielson appears on M*A*S*H in "Ringbanger"
  • 1982 Shaolin Temple" martial arts film released, first Hong Kong feature filmed in China, directed by Chang Hsin Yen, starring Jet Li in his debut role
  • 1986 Allison J Brown, 17, of Oklahoma, crowned 4th Miss Teen USA
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1966 Beatle George Harrison marries model Patti Boyd
  • 1973 Actress Jane Fonda weds activist Tom Hayden
  • 1989 "Falcon Crest" actor Lorenzo Lamas (31) weds actress Kathleen Kinmont (23) at the Graceland Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas
  • 2015 "One Tree Hill" star Chad Michael Murray (33) weds actress Sarah Roemer (30)

Divorces in Film & TV

  • 2011 Actress Jaime Pressly (35) divorces entertainment lawyer Simran Singh (33) due to irreconcilable differences after more than 1 year of marriage
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