On This Day in Film & TV for April 24

Events in Film & TV

  • 1950 Leonard Bernstein's musical "Peter Pan", starring Jean Arthur and Boris Karloff, opens at Imperial Theater, NYC; runs for 320 performances
  • 1954 WSEE TV channel 35 in Erie, PA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1955 KFDM TV channel 6 in Beaumont, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1955 KMAU (now KGMV) TV channel 3 in Wailuku, HI (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1959 WICD TV channel 15 in Champaign, IL (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1962 Massachusetts Institute of Technology sends TV signal by satellite for 1st time: California to Massachusetts
  • 1965 "Comedy in Music-Opus 2" closes at John Golden NYC after 192 performances
  • 1968 ABC Masters Bowling Tournament won by Pete Tountas
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1988 Musician Mick Fleetwood (40) weds model Sara Recor
  • 1992 British rock star David Bowie (45) weds Somali supermodel Iman (37) in civil ceremony at city hall in Lausanne, Switzerland
  • 1993 ABC news analyst Jeff Greenfield (49) weds Karen Gannett

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