On This Day in Film & TV for August 1

Events in Film & TV

  • 1927 Earliest date for a film to be considered for the Academy Awards
  • 1934 2nd Venice Film Festival opens
  • 1953 KMBC TV channel 9 in Kansas City, Missouri (MET/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1953 KOBI TV channel 5 in Medford, Oregon (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1954 WKBT TV channel 8 in La Crosse, WI (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1955 WILL TV channel 12 in Urbana-Champaign, Illinois (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1956 KRCR TV channel 7 in Redding-Chico, California (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1959 WAAY TV channel 31 in Huntsville, AL (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1942 Future American actress Janet Leigh (15) weds childhood sweetheart John Kenneth Carlisle (18) in Reno, Nevada; annulled in December
  • 1951 Actor Max Von Sydow (22) weds actress Christina Olin
  • 1986 Tennis ace John McEnroe marries actress Tatum O'Neal

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