On This Day in Film & TV for August 18

Events in Film & TV

  • 1926 Weather map televised for 1st time
  • 1958 Actress Betsy Palmer joins Today Show panel
  • 1958 TV game show scandal investigation starts
  • 1972 4th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at El Cortez Hotel
  • 1981 Jerry Lewis appears on "Donahue" to defend Telethons
  • 1986 John Tesh's 1st appearance on Entertainment Tonight
  • 2018 Indian actress Priyanka Chopra and American singer nick jonas confirm their engagement with an engagement party in Mumbai, India
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1932 Actress Bette Davis (24) weds musician Harmon Nelson (25)
  • 2005 Model and former Playboy Playmate Kylie Bax (30) weds photographer Spiros Poros in Delos, Greece
  • 2011 American Idol's first-ever blind finalist Scott MacIntyre (26) weds Christina Teich in Scottsdale, Arizona

Divorces in Film & TV

  • 1954 Oscar-winning actress Susan Hayward (37) divorces actor Jess Barker (42) after nine years of marriage

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Deaths in Film & TV

  • 1683 Charles Hart, British Shakespearean actor, dies
  • 1889 Jacques Damala [Aristides Damalas], Greek military officer and actor, dies from an overdose at 34
  • 1952 Ralph Byrd, American actor (Dick Tracy TV Show, SOS Coast Guard), dies from a heart attack at 43
  • 1962 Cleo Ridgely, silent screen actress (I Remember Mama), dies at 68
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