On This Day in Film & TV for June 19

Events in Film & TV

  • 1952 "I've Got A Secret" debuts on CBS-TV with Garry Moore as host
  • 1953 WCSC TV channel 5 in Charleston, South Carolina (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1953 WTPA (now WHTM) TV channel 27 in Harrisburg, PA (ABC) 1st broadcast
  • 1956 Jerry Lewis & Dean Martin end partnership after 10 years, and 16 films
  • 1973 "The Rocky Horror Show" stage production first opens in London written by Richard O'Brian and directed by Jim Sharman and starring Tim Curry
  • 1984 1st live TV appearance by Chief Justice Warren Burger (Nightline)
  • 1984 Weird Al Yankovic gives free live performance at Del Mar Fair
  • 1992 "Batman Returns", starring Michael Keaton as Batman, Danny DeVito as the Penguin, and Michelle Pfeiffer as Catwoman, is released
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1942 Actress Marilyn Monroe (16) marries first husband James Dougherty (21), a policeman
  • 1948 "Cyrano de Bergerac" actor José Ferrer weds second wife actress Phyllis Hill
  • 2006 "Lost" actress Emilie de Ravin (24) weds actor Josh Janowicz (24) in Melbourne, Australia

Divorces in Film & TV

  • 2009 "Malcolm in the Middle" actress Jane Kaczmarek (53) divorces actor Bradley Whitford (49) after 16 years of marriage

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