On This Day in Film & TV for April 25

Events in Film & TV

  • 1947 Lou Thesz beats Whipper Watson in St Louis, to win National Wrestling Association world heavyweight title
  • 1954 WDEF TV channel 12 in Chattanooga, TN (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1955 Captiol Records releases "In the Wee Small Hours", the ninth studio album by American vocalist Frank Sinatra; collection of melancholy ballads with arrangements by Nelson Riddle was an early example of a concept album and helped popularize the 12-inch format for non-classical recordings
  • 1956 Noël Coward's musical "South Sea Bubble" premieres in London
  • 1957 WUHY TV channel 35 in Philadelphia, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1964 "New Phil Silvers Show" last airs on CBS-TV
  • 1964 11th National Film Awards (India): "Shehar Aur Sapna" wins the Golden Lotus
  • 1978 ABC premiere of crime drama "Vega$"
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1972 Comedic actor Bob Denver (37) weds third wife Carole Abrahams
  • 1973 Singer and actor Dean Martin marries third wife Catherine Hawn (divorced 1976)
  • 2003 "Angel" actress Amy Acker (26) weds actor James Carpinello (27) at Hans Fahden Vineyard in Napa Valley, California

Divorces in Film & TV

  • 2012 Comedian and actor Martin Lawrence (47) files for divorce from Shamicka Gibbs due to irreconcilable differences after 1.5 years of marriage

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