On This Day in Film & TV for June 3

Events in Film & TV

  • 1953 KVOS TV channel 12 in Bellingham/Vancouver, WA (CBS) begins
  • 1955 KLFY TV channel 10 in Lafayette, LA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1956 KGUN TV channel 9 in Tucson, AZ (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1962 WBKO TV channel 13 in Bowling Green, KY (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1964 Ringo Starr collapses from tonsillitis and pharyngitis, just before the Beatles embark on a World Tour
  • 1969 Last episode of Star Trek airs on NBC (Turnabout Intruder)
  • 1970 Ray Davies of The Kinks travels round trip NY-London to change 1 word in "Lola," (Coca-Cola to Cherry Cola) because of BBC commercial reference ban
  • 1980 ESPN begins televising college world series games
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1929 American actor Douglas Fairbanks Jr (19) weds American actress Joan Crawford (24) at St. Malachy Catholic church in NYC's theatre district; divorce in 1933
  • 1973 Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan marries actress Jaya Bhaduri
  • 2001 American writer and actress Tina Fey (31) weds "Saturday Night Live" composer Jeff Richmond (40) in a Greek Orthodox ceremony at The Merion Tribute House, Merion Station, Pennsylvania

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