On This Day in Film & TV for January 14

Events in Film & TV

  • 1952 "Today Show" premieres with Dave Garroway & Jack Lescoulie on NBC-TV
  • 1953 WALA TV channel 10 in Mobile, AL (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1972 "Sanford & Son" starring Redd Foxx and Demond Wilson premieres on NBC TV
  • 1972 WMAH TV channel 19 in Biloxi, Mississippi (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1972 WMAU TV channel 17 in Bude, Mississippi (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1972 WMAW TV channel 14 in Meridian, Mississippi (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1973 Dancer Roy Castle is measured at 1,440 taps/min on BBC TV
  • 1976 "The Bionic Woman" with Lindsay Wagner debuts on ABC (later NBC)
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1954 NY Yankee Joe DiMaggio weds actress Marilyn Monroe (27) in her 2nd marriage at San Francisco City Hall
  • 1980 Actor Samuel L. Jackson (31) weds sports channel producer LaTanya Richardson (30)
  • 2011 "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" actor James Marsters (48) weds longtime girlfriend Patricia Rahman in Los Angeles

Divorces in Film & TV

  • 1994 Kathleen Kinmont files for divorce from Lorenzo Lamas
  • 2010 "Easy Rider" director and actor Dennis Hopper (73) divorces his fifth wife Victoria Duffy due to irreconcilable differences and out-of-control spending

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