On This Day in Film & TV for June 7

Events in Film & TV

  • 1909 Mary Pickford makes her screen debut at the age of 16
  • 1953 WDAU (now WYOU) TV channel 22 in Scranton Wilkes-Barre, PA (CBS) begins
  • 1955 "$64,000 Question" hosted by Hal March, premieres on CBS TV
  • 1955 1st President to appear on color TV (Eisenhower)
  • 1965 Sony Corp introduced its home video tape recorder, priced at $995
  • 1969 "Johnny Cash Show" debuts on ABC-TV
  • 1970 22nd Emmy Awards: Marcus Welby, Robert Young & Susan Hampshire win
  • 1975 Sony introduces the Betamax videocassette recorder for sale to the public
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1925 Three Stooges leader Moe Howard (28) weds Helen Schonberger
  • 1974 Irish actor and singer Richard Harris (43) weds American actress Ann Turkel (27); divorce in 1982
  • 1980 Actor Mel Gibson (24) weds Robyn Moore (24) in Forestville, New South Wales

Divorces in Film & TV

  • 2016 American model Amber Rose (32) weds American rapper Wiz Khalifa (28) divorce after not quite 3 years of marriage

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