On This Day in Film & TV for January 28

Events in Film & TV

  • 1951 "La Vie Commence Demain" the 1st X-rated movie, depicting artificial insemination, opens in London
  • 1953 WJTV TV channel 12 in Jackson, MS (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1957 "Tonight! America After Dark" premieres, with Jack Lescoulie & Al (Jazzbo) Collins on NBC (between Steve Allen & Jack Paar)
  • 1960 "The Goon Show"'s final episode on BBC radio
  • 1965 "The Who" make their 1st appearance on British television programme "Ready Steady Go!"
  • 1973 "Barnaby Jones" premieres on CBS TV
  • 1973 30th Golden Globes: The Godfather, Marlon Brando and Liv Ullmann win
  • 1973 Ron Howard appears on M*A*S*H in "Sometimes You Hear the Bullet"
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Weddings in Film & TV

Divorces in Film & TV

  • 2011 "Desperate Housewives" actress Eva Longoria (36) divorces NBA player Tony Parker (29) due to irreconcilable differences 3 years after a storybook wedding

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Deaths in Film & TV

  • 1973 John Banner, Austrian-born American actor (Hogan's Heroes, Lone Ranger, 36 Hours), dies of a abdominal haemorrhage at 63
  • 1977 Burton "Burt" Mustin, American actor (All in the Family, The Andy Griffith Show), dies at 92
  • 1984 John Macvane, newscaster (United or Not), dies at 71
  • 1993 Aben Kandel, screenwriter (Dinner at 8), dies of heart failure at 96
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