On This Day in Film & TV for March 17

Events in Film & TV

  • 1953 WBAY TV channel 2 in Green Bay, WI (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1953 WWLP TV channel 22 in Springfield, MA (NBC) begins broadcasting

Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1944 American actor Charlton Heston (20) weds American actress and photographer Lydia Clarke (20)
  • 1955 Erotic writer Anaïs Nin marries actor Rupert Pole at Quartzsite, Arizona, while still married to her first husband
  • 1961 Actor Christopher Lee (38) weds actress Gitte Lee (25)

Divorces in Film & TV

  • 2008 Musician Paul McCartney (65) divorces former model and anti-landmines campaigner Heather Mills (40) on the grounds of unreasonable behavior after 5-1/2 years of marriage

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