On This Day in Film & TV for August 4

Events in Film & TV

  • 1958 The Billboard Hot 100 is published for the 1st time, with "Poor Little Fool" by Ricky Nelson at #1
  • 1968 WXTV TV channel 41 in New York-Paterson, NY (UNI) begins broadcasting
  • 1983 16th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Hotel San Diego
  • 1987 FCC vote 4-0 to rescind fairness doctrine for broadcasters
  • 1988 21st San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Omni Hotel
  • 1994 27th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Hyatt Regency
  • 1994 Howard Stern drops out of NY gubernatorial race
  • 1997 "The Keenan Ivory Wayans Show" premieres on Fox TV
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1939 Philosopher of communication theory Marshall McLuhan (28) weds teacher and aspiring actress Corinne Lewis (27)
  • 2001 "James Bond" actor Pierce Brosnan (49) weds TV host and journalist Keely Shaye Smith (37) at the 785-year-old Ballintubber Abbey in County Mayo, Ireland
  • 2001 "The Young and the Restless" actor Joshua Morrow (27) weds Tobe Keeney

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