On This Day in Film & TV for December 5

Events in Film & TV

  • 1859 Dion Boucicault's play "Octaroon" premieres in NYC
  • 1941 "Sullivan's Travels", directed by Preston Sturges and starring Joel McCrea and Veronica Lake, is released
  • 1954 KTEW (now KJRH) TV channel 2 in Tulsa, OK (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1958 WTOL TV channel 11 in Toledo, OH (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1971 KCBJ (now KMIZ) TV channel 17 in Columbia, MO (ABC) 1st broadcast
  • 1974 Final episode of Monty Python's Flying Circus airs on BBC TV
  • 1982 15th NAACP Image Awards: "An Officer and a Gentleman" wins Outstanding Motion Picture
  • 2001 "Ocean's Eleven" directed by Steven Soderbergh, starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon and Julia Roberts premieres in Westwood, California
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1932 "East of Eden" director Elia Kazan (23) weds playwright Molly Day Thatcher (25)
  • 1943 Singer and actress Dinah Shore (27) weds actor George Montgomery (27)
  • 1945 Actor Eddie Albert (39) weds actress Margo (28)

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