On This Day in Film & TV for March 11

Events in Film & TV

  • 1948 WBAL TV channel 11 in Baltimore, MD (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1958 Charles Van Doren finally loses on US TV game show "Twenty-One" after winning $129,000 - later revealed to be fixed

Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1949 CBS news correspondent Mike Wallace (30) weds actress Buff Cobb (21) in Cook County, Illinois
  • 2009 Actress and singer Mandy Moore (28) weds alt-country/rock singer-songwriter Ryan Adams (37) in Savannah, Georgia; divorce in 2016

Divorces in Film & TV

  • 1958 Actress Agnes Moorehead (57) divorces actor and film director Robert Gist (40) after 5 years of marriage

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Deaths in Film & TV

  • 1931 F.W. Murnau, German film director (b. 1888)
  • 1941 Walford Davies, British organist, composer, educator, and broadcaster (BBC), dies at 71
  • 1950 Florence Arliss, British actress (Disraeli), dies at 78
  • 1952 Pierre Renoir, French stage and film actor and director (b. 1885)
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