On This Day in Film & TV for February 2

Events in Film & TV

  • 1940 Frank Sinatra performs at the Lyric Theater in Indianapolis, Indiana, his first as featured singer with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
  • 1950 1st broadcast of "What's My Line" on CBS-TV
  • 1955 1st presidential news conference on network TV-Eisenhower on ABC
  • 1958 WRIK (now WLUZ) TV channel 7 in Ponce, PR (PTC) begins broadcasting
  • 1969 KMST TV channel 46 in Monterey-Salinas, CA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1970 27th Golden Globes: Anne of the Thousand Days, John Wayne, & Genevieve Bujold
  • 1972 Tom Stoppard's play "Jumpers" premieres in London
  • 1973 "Midnight Special" rock music show debuts on NBC-TV
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1957 Actress Elizabeth Taylor (24) marries for the 3rd time to producer Mike Todd (47)
  • 1958 American "Gilda" actress Rita Hayworth (39) weds American film producer James Hill (42); divorce in 1961
  • 1963 Filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola (23) weds documentary filmmaker Eleanor Jessie Neil (26) in Las Vegas, Nevada

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