On This Day

On This Day in Film & TV for January 2

Events in Film & TV

  • 1948 WNDT (now WNET) TV channel 13 in New York-Newark, NY (PBS) begins
  • 1949 KDKA TV channel 2 in Pittsburgh, PA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1955 1st "Bob Cummings Show" premieres on NBC (later on CBS)
  • 1962 Nighttime version of "Password" with Allen Ludden premieres on CBS
  • 1966 National Football League Championship, Lambeau Field, Green Bay: Green Bay Packers beat Cleveland Browns, 23-12; first NFL title game televised in colour; last one played before Super Bowl era
  • 1968 KBHK TV channel 44 in San Francisco, California (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 1969 Robert B. Nemiroff's stage drama "To Be Young, Gifted & Black" adaptated from the writings of his late wife of Lorraine Hansberry, starring Ruby Dee, premieres in NYC
  • 1969 The Beatles begin rehearsals, while being filmed, for the Let It Be project at Twickenham Film Studios, London
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1985 Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood (37) weds British model Jo Karslake(29) in Gerrards Cross, England; divorce in 2009
  • 1993 Supermodel Kim Alexis (32) weds ice hockey player Ron Duguay (35)
  • 2006 NBC correspondent Chip Reid weds Nina Block in Hawaii

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