On This Day in Film & TV for January 11

Events in Film & TV

  • 1709 Colley Cibber's play "Rival Fools" premieres in London
  • 1917 Guy Bolton & PG Wodehouse's "Have a Heart" premieres in New York
  • 1927 Louis B. Mayer head of film studio MGM announces creation of Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
  • 1927 Royale Theater (Golden, CBS Radio Playhouse) opens at 242 W 45th NYC
  • 1966 "Daktari" African adventure series premieres on CBS TV
  • 1974 ABC airs final episode of "Love, American Style"
  • 1988 ABC premiere of fact-based "Evil in Clear River"
  • 1990 Actor Joseph Cotton undergoes vocal cancer operation at 84
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1911 American actress Hattie McDaniel (16) weds pianist Howard Hickman (30) in Denver, Colorado
  • 1941 Comedian Stan Laurel and actress Virginia Ruth Rogers remarry for the 2nd time
  • 2003 "How Stella Got Her Groove Back" actor Taye Diggs (32) weds broadway actress Idina Menzel (31) at Round Hill Hotel and Villas in Montego Bay, Jamaica

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