On This Day in Film & TV for March 13

Events in Film & TV

  • 1790 John Martin, 1st American-born actor, performs in Philadelphia
  • 1852 Uncle Sam cartoon figure made its debut in the New York Lantern weekly
  • 1938 World News Roundup is broadcast for the first time on CBS Radio in the United States.
  • 1947 19th Academy Awards: "Best Years of Our Lives", De Havilland, March win
  • 1956 "The Searchers" American western film directed by John Ford and starring John Wayne and Natalie Wood is released
  • 1975 Bernard Slade's stage comedy "Same Time, Next Year", starring Ellen Burstyn and Charles Grodin, opens at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, NYC; later transfers to the Ambassador Theatre, and runs for a total of 1,453 performances
  • 1982 ABC TV crime drama "T.J. Hooker" premieres, starring William Shatner
  • 1986 12th People's Choice Awards: Sylvester Stallone & Meryl Streep win (Motion Picture) and Bill Cosby, Linda Evans win (TV)
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1961 Pablo Picasso (79) marries his model Jacqueline Rocque (37)
  • 2017 21 Jump Street actor Dave Franco (32) weds actress Alison Brie (34) in a private ceremony

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