On This Day in Film & TV for January 20

Events in Film & TV

  • 1954 Herman Wouk's stage drama "The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial", adpated from his novel "The Caine Mutiny", starring Henry Fonda, and directed by Charles Laughton, premieres at the Plymouth Theatre, NYC; runs for 415 performances
  • 1958 KUED TV channel 7 in Salt Lake City, UT (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1968 Arthur Penn's film "Bonnie and Clyde" premieres in Paris, France with stars Warren Beatty & Faye Dunaway in attendance
  • 1978 Columbia Pictures pays $9.5 million for movie rights to "Annie"
  • 1988 3rd Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees: The Beach Boys; The Beatles; The Drifters; Bob Dylan; The Supremes; Woody Guthrie; Leadbelly; Les Paul; and Berry Gordy, Jr.
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1968 Actress Sharon Tate (24) weds actor and director Roman Polanski (34) in Chelsea, London
  • 2001 American "Fast Lane" actor Peter Facinelli (27) weds American actress and director Jennie Garth (28) at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Montecito, California; divorce in 2013
  • 2020 American former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow (32) weds South African Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters (24) in Cape Town, South Africa

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