On This Day in Film & TV for April 12

Events in Film & TV

  • 1926 Alfred Hitchcock releases his first film as director "The Pleasure Garden", in England; the silent drama was made in Germany
  • 1932 "Grand Hotel" directed by Edmund Goulding and starring Greta Garbo and John Barrymore premieres in New York, includes the line "I want to be alone" (Best Picture/Production 1932)
  • 1953 KFDX TV channel 3 in Wichita Falls, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1982 3 CBS employees shot to death in NYC parking lot
  • 1987 CBS' premiere of fact-based World War II drama "Escape from Sobibor"
  • 1990 Anime TV series "Moomin", based on Moomin children's books by Tove Jansson 1st appears on Tokyo TV
  • 1991 2,500th episode of Entertainment Tonight airs
  • 1992 Euro Disney (Disneyland Paris) opens in Marne-la-Vallee, France
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1974 "Coal Miner's Daughter" actress Sissy Spacek weds art director Jack Fisk
  • 1996 Actor and filmmaker Dennis Hopper (60) weds actress Victoria Duffy (29) at Boston's Old South Church
  • 2015 Actor David Arquette (43) weds entertainment host Christina McLarty in a quiet ceremony

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