On This Day in Film & TV for June 13

Events in Film & TV

  • 1925 Charles Jenkins demonstrates the transmission of synchronized pictures and sound (early television)
  • 1953 KOAA TV channel 5 in Pueblo-Colorado Spgs, CO (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • 1959 "Sammy Kaye Show" last airs on ABC-TV
  • 1961 Billy Barnes' musical revue "Billy Barnes People", starting Ken Berry, Dave Ketchum, and Jo Anne Worley, opens at Royale Theater, NYC; runs for 7 performances
  • 1962 "Lolita" film based on Vladimir Nabokov's novel directed by Stanley Kubrick, starring James Mason and Sue Lyon is released
  • 1981 Tom Snyder interviews Charles Manson on "Tomorrow"
  • 1985 "Prizzi's Honor", starring Jack Nicholson, Kathleen Turner, and Anjelica Huston, is released
  • 1989 "Licence to Kill", 16th James Bond film, last directed by John Glen and starring Timothy Dalton premieres in London
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1931 American actress Margaret Hamilton (28) weds landscape architect Paul Meserve
  • 1939 Actress Maureen O'Hara (19) secretly marries film producer George H. Brown in Harrow, England, before leaving for Hollywood (annulled 1941)
  • 1945 "Three Smart Girls" actress Deanna Durbin (23) weds film writer, producer and actor Felix Jackson at The Little Church Of The West in Las Vegas

Divorces in Film & TV

  • 2008 Actor Bill Murray (57) divorces costume designer Jennifer Butler (42) due to abuse and infidelity after 10 years of marriage

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