On This Day in Film & TV for April 5

Events in Film & TV

  • 1927 Johnny Weissmuller sets world records in both the 100m and 200m free style swimming events
  • 1934 Baseball superstar Babe Ruth agrees to do three 15-minute broadcasts a week over NBC for a fee of $39,000 for 13 weeks; $4,000 more than his NY Yankees playing contract

Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1992 Comedian Sam Kenison marries live-in girlfriend Maleeka
  • 1999 Talk show host Wayne Brady (26) weds dancer Mandie Taketa

More Weddings & Divorces in Film & TV