On This Day in Film & TV for August 9

Events in Film & TV

  • 1930 Animated character Betty Boop debuts in Max Fleischer's cartoon "Dizzy Dishes"
  • 1942 CBS radio broadcasts the debut of wartime series "Our Secret Weapon"
  • 1963 Britains rock TV show "Ready Steady Go", premieres
  • 1967 KYAY TV channel 39 in West Monroe, LA (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 1997 "Just to See You Smile" single released by Tim McGraw (Billboard Song of the Year 1998)
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1949 Film and stage actor Jimmy Stewart (41) weds former model Gloria Hatrick McLean (31) at the Brentwood Presbyterian Church in Los Angeles
  • 1958 Actor Robert Redford (21) weds Lola Van Wagenen in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1973 American Actor Anthony Perkins (40) weds American photographer and actress Berinthia "Berry" Berenson (25) in Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Divorces in Film & TV

  • 1922 Actress Gloria Swanson (23) divorces businessman Herbert K. Somborn after almost 3 years of marriage
  • 1955 Actress Elizabeth Montgomery (22) divorces socialite Frederick Gallatin Cammann after more than a year of marriage

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