On This Day in Film & TV for June 6

Events in Film & TV

  • 1949 "It Pays To Be Ignorant" game show debut on CBS-TV
  • 1949 WKY (now KTVY) TV channel 4 in Oklahoma City, OK (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • 1951 1st Berlin International Film Festival opens
  • 1960 "Steve Allen Show" last airs on NBC-TV
  • 1968 WKHA TV channel 35 in Hazard, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1971 Final broadcast of "The Ed Sullivan Show" (a repeat from 7 February) on CBS-TV
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1942 "The Thin Man" actress Myrna Loy (36) weds John Hertz Jr. in New York City
  • 1956 Three-time Olympic Champion figure skater Sonja Henie (44) weds Norwegian shipping magnate and art patron Niels Onstad (47)
  • 1960 American chanteuse and actress Eartha Kitt (33) weds real estate investor Bill McDonald; divorce in 1965

Divorces in Film & TV

  • 1977 Former Beatle George Harrison (33) and British model Pattie Boyd (32) divorce after 11 years of marriage
  • 2014 Actress Melanie Griffith (45) and actor Antonio Banderas (53) file for divorce citing irreconcilable differences after 18 years of marriage

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