On This Day in Film & TV for February 14

Events in Film & TV

  • 1900 Date of events in Australian movie "Picnic at Hanging Rock"
  • 1931 The original "Dracula" film starring Bela Lugosi as the titular vampire, is released
  • 1932 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show debuts on CBS radio, airing there until 1937, moving to NBC until 1949, and returning to CBS in 1949, before moving to television
  • 1939 Victor Fleming replaces George Cukor as director of film "Gone With The Wind"
  • 1954 WTOC TV channel 11 in Savannah, GA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1955 WFLA (now WXFL) TV channel 8 in Tampa-St Petersburg, Florida (NBC) begins
  • 1963 "8½" film directed by Federico Fellini, starring Marcello Mastroianni and Claudia Cardinale, is released (Academy Awards Best Foreign Language Film 1964)
  • 1968 WHKY TV channel 14 in Hickory, NC (IND) begins broadcasting
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1952 Comedian Joey Adams marries gossip columnist Cindy Heller
  • 1953 Actress Agnes Moorehead (52) weds actor & film director Robert Gist (35)
  • 1967 Actress Raquel Welch (26) weds director Patrick Curtis in Paris

Divorces in Film & TV


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Deaths in Film & TV

  • 1943 Dora Gerson, German-Jewish actress, cabaret singer, and Holocaust victim (Caravan of Death), dies in Auschwitz concentration camp at 43
  • 1961 Wallis Clark, British-American stage and screen actor (Penny Serenade; Great Guy; Postal Inspector; Easy Money), dies at 78
  • 1967 James Schneider, American actor (The Key to Yesterday, Keystone Kops), dies at 85
  • 1967 Sig Ruman [Siegfried Albon Rumann], German-American actor (Schultz-Life With Luigi), dies at 82
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