On This Day in Film & TV for April 15

Events in Film & TV

  • 1948 KCPX (now KTVX) TV channel 4 in Salt Lake City, UT (ABC) 1st broadcast
  • 1953 WHP TV channel 21 in Harrisburg, PA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1954 KARK TV channel 4 in Little Rock, AR (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1954 WHO TV channel 13 in Des Moines, IA (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1957 KTVI TV channel 2 in Saint Louis, MO (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1958 10th Emmy Awards: Gunsmoke, Robert Young & Jane Wyatt win
  • 1961 Meredith Willson's musical "The Music Man", starring Robert Preston and Barbara Cook, closes at Majestic Theater, NYC. after 1375 performances, 5 Tony Awards, and a Grammy
  • 1963 Steve Allen's musical "Sophie", based on the life of American singer, and comic actress Sophie Tucker, opens at Winter Garden Theater, NYC; runs for 8 performances
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1952 American actor Jackie Coogan (37) weds American dancer Dorothea "Dodie" Lamphere (38) [exact day unconfirmed]
  • 2006 "Maria Full of Grace" actress Catalina Sandino Moreno (24) weds lighting technician David Michael Ewell in an intimate civil ceremony in Cartagena de Indies, Colombia

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