On This Day in Film and Television

Events in Film & TV

  • 1342 Fictional character of "The Hobbit" Bilbo Baggins returns to his home at Bag End, Shire Reckoning
  • 1951 Gene Rayburn & Dee Finch show premieres on NBC radio
  • 1955 Walt Disney's animated film "Lady & the Tramp" released
  • 1956 6th Berlin International Film Festival: "Invitation to the Dance" wins Golden Bear
  • 1962 12th Berlin International Film Festival: "A Kind of Loving" wins the Golden Bear
  • 1970 WSWO TV channel 26 in Springfield, OH (ABC) suspends broadcasting
  • 1973 23rd Berlin International Film Festival: "Distant Thunder" wins the Golden Bear
  • 1977 Walt Disney's "Rescuers" released, first Disney film to get a sequel
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1965 Actress Lana Turner marries for the 7th time to Robert P. Eaton
  • 1985 "Dallas" actress Victoria Principal (35) weds plastic surgeon Harry Glassman (43) in Dallas
  • 1996 "Full House" actress Candace Cameron (20) weds Montreal Canadiens hockey player Valeri Bure (22) at the Church of the Valle in Van Nuys, California
  • 2003 Actor Adam Sandler (36) weds actress-model Jackie Titone (28) at Dick Clark's oceanfront in Malibu, California
  • 2005 "21 Jump Street" actress Holly Robinson Peete (40) weds former pro quarterback Rodney Peete (39) in an outdoor ceremony held at the Wynn Las Vegas resort
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