On This Day in Film & TV for August 13

Events in Film & TV

  • 1944 Jackie Gleason-Les Tremayne show premieres on NBC radio
  • 1956 WBIR TV channel 10 in Knoxville, TN (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1967 "Bonnie and Clyde" crime film directed by Arthur Penn and starring Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway, is released
  • 1967 WQLN TV channel 54 in Erie, Pennsylvania (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1972 Dutch KRO-TV transmits 440th & last episode of American western series "Bonanza"
  • 1981 Last broadcast of "The Waltons" on CBS-TV
  • 1992 25th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at DoubleTree Hotel
  • 1997 Animated TV sitcom "South Park" debuts on Comedy Central
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1926 Comedian Stan Laurel (36) marries 1st wife actress Lois Neilson (30)
  • 1980 Actor James Woods (33) weds costume designer Kathryn Morrison
  • 1994 Former "Growing Pains" patriarch actor Alan Thicke (48) weds former Miss World Gina Marie Tolleson (25) at his rolling Santa Barbara ranch

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