On This Day in Film & TV for February 15

Events in Film & TV

  • 1927 Silent film "It" is released in the US starring Clara Bow
  • 1932 George Burns & Gracie Allen debut as regulars on the "Guy Lombardo Show"
  • 1936 Sonja Henie of Norway becomes the most successful Olympic figure skater ever by winning her 3rd consecutive gold medal at the Garmisch-Partenkirchen Winter Games; beats Cecilia College of Great Britain by 6.4 points
  • 1939 Lillian Hellman's play "The Little Foxes" premieres in New York City
  • 1950 KENS TV channel 5 in San Antonio, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1950 Walt Disney's animated film "Cinderella" premieres in Boston
  • 1950 WSYR (now WSTM) TV channel 3 in Syracuse, NY (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1954 WRDW TV channel 12 in Augusta, GA (CBS) begins broadcasting
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1919 Author Maurice Maeterlinck (56) weds actress RenĂ©e Dahon (27) in Nice, France
  • 1943 Model Bettie Page (19) weds high school sweetheart Billy Neal in Gallatin, Tennessee
  • 1958 Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully (30) weds model Joan (not the actress) Crawford (20) in California

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