On This Day

On This Day in Film & TV for April 4

Events in Film & TV

  • 1914 Film serial "Perils of Pauline" shown for the first time in Los Angeles
  • 1932 George Bernard Shaw's comedy play "Too True To Be Good" premieres in NYC; runs for 59 performances
  • 1949 WKRC TV channel 12 in Cincinnati, OH (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1953 KFDA TV channel 10 in Amarillo, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1958 Cheryl Crane (14), daughter of actress Lana Turner, stabs to death organized crime figure Johnny Stompanato, her mother's boyfriend, in self-defense; crime later ruled a "justifiable homicide"
  • 1960 32nd Academy Awards: "Ben-Hur", Charlton Heston & Simone Signoret win
  • 1975 British sitcom "The Good Life" starring Richard Briers, Felicity Kendal, Paul Eddington and Penelope Keith debuts on BBC One
  • 1988 Last broadcast of British soap opera "Crossroads" on ITV
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1882 Actress Sarah Bernhardt marries diplomat Aristide Damala in London
  • 1992 John Tesh (Entertainment Tonight) marries actress Connie Selleca
  • 1992 Comedian Sam Kinison (38) weds Malika Souiri at the Candlelight Chapel in Las Vegas

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