On This Day in Film & TV for July 27

Events in Film & TV

  • 1940 Bugs Bunny, Warner Bros. cartoon character created by Tex Avery, Bob Givens (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series), first debuts in "Wild Hare"
  • 1990 Zsa Zsa Gabor begins a 3 day jail sentence for slapping a police officer in Beverly Hills
  • 1993 NBC TV awarded 1996 Olympic coverage for $456 million
  • 1995 28th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • 2007 Two News helicopters from Phoenix, Arizona television stations KNXV and KTVK collide over Steele Indian School Park in central Phoenix while covering a police chase; there were no survivors. Worst civil aviation incident in Phoenix history.
  • 2018 CBS Chairman Leslie Moonves is accused of sexual misconduct in the "New Yorker" by journalist Ronan Farrow
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1941 American singer and actress Judy Garland (19) weds British-American musician David Rose (31); divorce in 1944
  • 1991 American rocker Jani Lane (27), (Warrant - "Cherry Pie") marries American model Bobbie Brown (23); (divorced 1993)
  • 2014 Actress and model Scheana Marie (29) weds longtime boyfriend Michael Shay at the Hummingbird Nest Ranch in Santa Susana, California

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