On This Day in Film & TV for August 11

Events in Film & TV

  • 1937 "The Life of Emile Zola" directed by William Dieterle and starring Paul Muni premieres in New York (Best Picture 1938)
  • 1949 10th Venice Film Festival: "Manon" directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot wins the Golden Lion (1st one)
  • 1951 First televised baseball game in colour on WCBS in New York City; Boston Braves beat Brooklyn Dodgers, 8-1
  • 1964 "A Hard Days Night" a musical comedy film featuring the Beatles released in the US
  • 1965 "Help!" a musical comedy film featuring the Beatles released in the US
  • 1973 "American Graffiti", directed by George Lucas, opens in cinemas across the United States
  • More Events in Film & TV

Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1978 Charo marries Kjell Rasten, a producer, in┬áSouth Lake Tahoe, California
  • 1990 "General Hospital" actor Maurice Benard (27) weds Paula Smith
  • 2012 "The Hangover" actor-comedian Zach Galifianakis (42) weds co-founder of the Growing Voices charity Quinn Lundberg at the UBC Farm in Vancouver, Canada

Divorces in Film & TV

  • 1993 American filmmaker Oliver Stone files for divorce from Elizabeth Cox, after 12 years of marriage
  • 2019 American singer Miley Cyrus (26) and Australian actor Liam Hemsworth (28) announce their separation and intention to divorce, after 8 months of marriage

More Weddings & Divorces in Film & TV