On This Day in Film & TV for January 5

Events in Film & TV

  • 1927 Fox Studios exhibits Movietone
  • 1933 "Cavalcade" based on the play by Noël Coward, directed by Frank Lloyd and starring Diana Wynyard and Clive Brook premieres in New York (Best Production/Picture 1934)

Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1998 "Hercules" actor Kevin Sorbo (39) weds actress Sam Jenkins (33) at the Beurge Chapel in Pacific Palisades, California
  • 2015 American actress Cameron Diaz (42) weds Good Charlotte guitarist Benji Madden (35) at her home in Beverly Hills, California

Divorces in Film & TV

  • 1967 Actor Lee Marvin (42) divorces Elizabeth Ebeling after 14 years of marriage

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Deaths in Film & TV

  • 1946 George "Slim" Summerville, American actor (All Quiet on the Western Front, Keystone Cops), dies of a stroke at 53
  • 1956 Mistinguett [Jeanne Florentine Bourgeois], French actress and singer (Moulin Rouge star), dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 80
  • 1965 Nell Craig, American actress (Dr. Kildare (films); The Queen of Sheba), dies at 73
  • 1968 Jean Murat, French actor (Eternal Rain, Carnival Flanders), dies at 79
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