On This Day in Film & TV for December 14

Events in Film & TV

  • 1952 KROD (now KDBC) TV channel 4 in El Paso, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1954 WOAY TV channel 4 in Oak Hill-Beckley, WV (ABC) begins broadcasting

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • 1881 Katherine MacDonald, American actress and film producer (Stranger Than Fiction, The Infidel), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1956)
  • 1884 Jane Cowl, American actress and playwright (Smilin' Through), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1950)
  • 1902 Frances Bavier, American Emmy Award-winning stage and screen actress (The Andy Griffith Show & Mayberry, RFD - "Aunt Bee"), born in NYC, New York (d. 1989)
  • 1906 Guy Middleton, British actor (Oh! What a Lovely War, Laughter in Paradise), born in Hove, East Sussex, England (d. 1973)
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1984 Singer and actress Bette Midler (39) weds Martin Von Hasselberg at Starlight Chapel in Las Vegas
  • 1985 "The Cosby Show" actress Phylicia Rashad (37) weds former NFL wide receiver and sportscaster Ahmad Rashad (36)
  • 1997 French film director Luc Besson (38) marries Russian-American actress Milla Jovovich (22); divorce in 1999

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