On This Day in Film & TV for April 22

Events in Film & TV

  • 1948 WTVR TV channel 6 in Richmond, VA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1954 US Senate Army-McCarthy televised hearings begin

Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1939 Actor and naval officer of World War II Douglas Fairbanks Jr (29) weds supermarket magnate Huntington Hartford's former wife Mary Lee Hartford
  • 2000 NFL football player Emmitt Smith (31) weds Miss Virginia USA beauty queen Patricia Southall (29)
  • 2003 "Star Trek: Enterprise" actress Jolene Blalock (28) weds "Live Nation" CEO Michael Rapino in Negril, Jamaica

Divorces in Film & TV


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Deaths in Film & TV

  • 1946 Lionel Atwill, British actor (Captain Blood, To Be or Not to Be), dies at 61
  • 1951 Stanley Ridges, British-born actor (possessed, Sgt York, Mr Ace), dies at 59
  • 1962 Vera Reynolds, American actress (Dragnet Patrol, Lawless Woman), dies at 62
  • 1967 Tom Conway {Sanders], British radio and screen actor (The Falcon's Brother; I Cheated The Law; The Betty Hutton Show), dies of cirrhosis of the liver at 62
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