On This Day in Film & TV for June 10

Events in Film & TV

  • 1939 MGM cartoon character Barney Bear debuts
  • 1954 KQED TV channel 9 in San Francisco, California (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1955 KWEX TV channel 41 in San Antonio, TX (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 1967 American pole vaulter Bob Seagren sets a world record mark of 17'7" in San Diego, California
  • 1968 "Danny Thomas Hour" last airs on NBC-TV
  • 1968 KCFW TV channel 9 in Kalispell, MT (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1968 WHTV (now WTZH) TV channel 24 in Meridian, MS (NBC/CBS) 1st broadcast
  • 1972 Sammy Davis Jr.'s cover of "The Candy Man" by Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse (from the film "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory") goes to #1 on the charts - his biggest single
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1995 Actress-singer Holly Robinson (30) weds NFL Philadelphia Eagle quarterback Rodney Peete (29) in Los Angeles
  • 1999 Model-actress Esther Canadas (22) weds model Mark Vanderloo (31) at the 900-year-old Vallombrosa Abbey in Tuscany
  • 2000 "Live! with Kelly and Michael" executive producer Michael Gelman (38) weds CBS's Early Show correspondent Laurie Hibberd (36) at a Long Island estate

Divorces in Film & TV

  • 2004 Model-actress Ali Landry (30) divorces "Saved by the Bell" actor Mario Lopez (30) due to irreconcilable differences, after 2 weeks of marriage

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