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1950 in Film & Television History

Events in Film & TV

  • Feb 25 "Your Show of Shows" with Sid Caesar & Imogene Coca premieres on NBC. Writers include Mel Brooks, Neil Simon and Woody Allen.
  • Jul 10 "Your Hit Parade" premieres on NBC-TV (later CBS), after being broadcast on radio from 1935
  • Jul 20 "Arthur Murray Party" premieres on ABC TV (later DuMont, CBS, NBC)
  • Aug 19 ABC begins Saturday morning kid shows (Animal Clinic & Acrobat Ranch)
  • Aug 27 1st transmission of a TV programme from continental Europe shown on BBC
  • Sep 30 Radio's "Grand Ole Opry" is broadcast on TV for 1st time
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Film & TV Awards in 1950

Weddings in Film & TV

Divorces in Film & TV

  • Mar 1 Actress Ingrid Bergman (34) divorces dentist Petter Aron Lindström after 12 years of marriage
  • Jul 5 Actress Bette Davis (42) divorces artist William Grant Sherry after more than 4 years of marriage

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