1948 in Film & Television History

Events in Film & TV

  • Jul 30 Professional wrestling premieres on US prime-time TV (DuMont Network)
  • Aug 10 ABC enters network TV at 7 PM (WJZ, NY)

Film & TV Awards in 1948

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Feb 16 American baseball player and manager Leo Durocher (41) weds actress Laraine Day (27) in Santa Monica, California; divorce in 1960
  • Mar 5 Actor Eli Wallach marries actress Anne Jackson
  • Apr 26 American movie actress Lana Turner (27) weds 3rd husband, millionaire socialite Henry J. "Bob" Topping, Jr, at the Topping family mansion in Greenwich, Connecticut; divorce in 1952

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