On This Day in Film & TV for February 27

Events in Film & TV

  • 1957 Premiere of only prime-time network TV show beginning with an "X": "Xavier Cugat Show" on NBC (until X-Files)
  • 1964 Erwin Drake's musical "What Makes Sammy Run?", starring Steve Lawrence, Robert Alda, and Sally Ann Howes, opens at 54th St Theater, NYC; runs for 540 performances
  • 1965 Hugh Martin and Timothy Gray's musical "High Spirits", based on Noel Coward's "Blithe Spirit", closes at Alvin Theater, NYC, after 375 performances
  • 1968 CBS news anchor Walter Cronkite delivers a scathing editorial on America's chances of winning the Vietnam War
  • 1986 The United States Senate allows its debates to be televised on a trial basis
  • 1996 American film production company "Happy Madison Productions" is founded by Adam Sandler
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 2004 Singer-actress Solange Knowles (18) weds Texas Southern University football player Daniel Smith at Old Bahama Bay Resort in Grand Bahama Island
  • 2010 "Supernatural" actress Genevieve Cortese (29) weds co-star actor Jared Padaelcki (27) in Sun Valley, Idaho

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