On This Day in Film & TV for August 7

Events in Film & TV

  • 1955 KSTF TV channel 10 in Scottsbluff-Gering, NB (CBS/NBC) begins
  • 1970 WDHN TV channel 18 in Dothan, AL (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1985 Barbra Streisand records "Broadway Album"
  • 1997 Garth Brooks performs a free concert in NYC's Central Park for HBO, later releasing it as Garth: Live from Central Park
  • 2015 US Presidential candidate Donald Trump says in a CNN interview that news anchor Megyn Kelly had “blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever”
  • 2018 "Crazy Rich Asians" first Hollywood film with all-Asian cast, starring Constance Wu, Henry Golding and Michelle Yeoh premieres in Los Angeles
  • 2018 China bans release of Winnie the Pooh movie "Christopher Robin", after character used to mock Chinese President Xi Jinping
  • 2018 CW network announces Ruby Rose cast as lesbian superhero Batwoman
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1936 Animator William Hanna (26) weds Violet Blanch Wogatzke (23)
  • 1966 Latin music king Xavier Cugat (60) weds singer Charo (20) at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas
  • 1974 American actress Faye Dunaway (33) weds American rock singer Peter Wolf (28) of J. Geils Band; divorce in 1979

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