On This Day in Film & TV for July 26

Events in Film & TV

  • 1896 Vitascope Hall, 1st permanent for-profit movie theatre, opens in New Orleans
  • 1938 1st radio broadcast of "Young Widder Brown" on NBC
  • 1948 1st black host of a network show-CBS' Bob Howard Show
  • 1949 WCPO TV channel 9 in Cincinnati, OH (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1954 WCET TV channel 48 in Cincinnati, OH (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1966 WRLH TV channel 31 in Lebanon, NH (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1978 11th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at El Cortez Hotel
  • 1982 Indian film star Amitabh Bachchan is seriously injured filming a fight scene for the movie "Coolie"
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Weddings in Film & TV

Divorces in Film & TV

  • 2006 Former Baywatch actor David Hasselhoff (54) divorces actress and singer Pamela Bach (42) due to irreconcilable differences after 16 years of marriage

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