On This Day in Film & TV for July 30

Events in Film & TV

  • 1930 1st broadcast of "Death Valley Days" on NBC-radio
  • 1948 Professional wrestling premieres on US prime-time TV (DuMont Network)
  • 1953 Rikidōzan holds a ceremony announcing the establishment of the Japan Pro Wrestling Alliance
  • 1969 Barbra Streisand opens for Liberace at International Hotel, Las Vegas
  • 1969 KAEC TV channel 19 in Lufkin, Texas (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1975 7th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at El Cortez Hotel
  • 1976 Future TV personality ('Keeping Up with the Kardashians') and transgender figure, Bruce Jenner (now Caitlin Jenner) sets WR 8,618 points to win decathlon gold at Montreal Olympics
  • 1977 "I Just Want to Be Your Everything" by Andy Gibb reaches number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1994 Hollywood's highest-paid screenwriter Joe Eszterhas (49) weds Naomi Baka (35) in Maui, Hawaii
  • 2004 Actor Nicolas Cage (40) weds Alice Kim (20) at a private ranch in Northern California
  • 2005 Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph (49) weds Pennsylvania Senator Vincent Hughes (48) at the First African Methodist Episcopal Church in Los Angeles

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