On This Day in Film & TV for December 12

Events in Film & TV

  • 1897 Rudolph Dirks' 1st "The Katzenjammer Kids" cartoon strip appears in NY Journal
  • 1928 Robert Nichols and Maurice Browne's play "Wings over Europe" premieres in New York City
  • 1937 NBC & RCA sends 1st mobile-TV vans onto the streets of NY
  • 1955 Film adaptation of "The Rose Tattoo", starring Anna Magnani and Burt Lancaster, premieres at the Astor Theatre in Times Square, NYC
  • 1964 Shooting starts for "Star Trek" pilot "The Cage" (Menagerie)
  • 1966 "A Man for All Seasons" based on the play by Robert Bolt, directed by Fred Zinnemann and starring Paul Scofield premieres in New York (Best Picture 1967)
  • 1968 Rolling Stones film TV show "Rock 'n Roll Circus"- never aired
  • 1969 Comedy film "The Magic Christian", starring Peter Sellers and Ringo Starr premieres in London, England
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1991 Actor Richard Gere (42) weds supermodel Cindy Crawford (25) in Las Vegas
  • 1998 TV personality Melissa Rivers (30) weds horse breeder John Endicott at The Plaza Hotel in New York City
  • 2001 Actress Ashley Judd (33) weds race car driver Dario Franchetti (28) at Skibo Castle in Scotland

Divorces in Film & TV

  • 2014 American comedian ans TV host Nick Cannon (37) files for divorce from American pop singer Mariah Carey (48) after 6 years of marriage

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