On This Day in Film & TV for June 22

Events in Film & TV

  • 1342 Fictional character of "The Hobbit" Bilbo Baggins returns to his home at Bag End, Shire Reckoning
  • 1951 Gene Rayburn & Dee Finch show premieres on NBC radio
  • 1955 Walt Disney's animated film "Lady & the Tramp" released
  • 1956 6th Berlin International Film Festival: "Invitation to the Dance" wins Golden Bear
  • 1962 12th Berlin International Film Festival: "A Kind of Loving" wins the Golden Bear
  • 1970 WSWO TV channel 26 in Springfield, OH (ABC) suspends broadcasting
  • 1973 23rd Berlin International Film Festival: "Distant Thunder" wins the Golden Bear
  • 1977 Walt Disney's "Rescuers" released, first Disney film to get a sequel
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1894 Harry Houdini marries Bessie Rahner
  • 1962 American actress-singer Jane Froman (54) weds college friend Rowland Smith
  • 1965 American movie actress Lana Turner (44) weds 6th husband, movie producer Robert P. Eaton (34) in Arlington, Virginia; divorce in 1969

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