On This Day in Film & TV for June 23

Events in Film & TV

  • 1933 Don McNeill's Pepper Pot (Breakfast Club) begins 35½ year run on NBC
  • 1939 Bronko Nagurski beats Lou Thesz in Houston, to win National Wrestling Association world heavyweight title
  • 1956 "Jimmy Durante Show" last airs on NBC-TV
  • 1960 "The Pat Boone-Chevy Showroom" last airs on ABC-TV
  • 1961 11th Berlin International Film Festival: "The Night" wins the Golden Bear
  • 1967 17th Berlin International Film Festival: "The Departure" wins the Golden Bear
  • 1970 "Red Skelton Show" last airs on CBS-TV, moved to NBC-TV
  • 1971 WTVP TV channel 47 in Peoria, IL (PBS) begins broadcasting
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1996 "Amadeus" actor Tom Hulce (42) weds Italian artist Cecilia Ermini
  • 2012 "NCIS: Los Angeles" actor Eric Christian Olsen (35) weds Sarah Wright near Jackson Hole, Wyoming
  • 2018 "Game of Thrones" actors Kit Harington (31) and Rose Leslie (31) marry in Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Divorces in Film & TV

  • 2016 Actress and singer Mandy Moore and singer-songwriter Ryan Adams divorce after 7 years

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Deaths in Film & TV

  • 1946 William S. Hart, American silent film actor (Wild Bill Hickok, Tumbleweeds), dies at 81
  • 1965 Mary Boland, actress (Boy Trouble, New Moon), dies at 83
  • 1969 Stanley Andrews, American actor (Mr. Deeds Goes to Town), dies at 77
  • 1973 Fay Holden, actress (Mother-Andy Hardy films), dies at 77
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