On This Day in Film & TV for March 18

Events in Film & TV

  • 1924 Silent film classic "The Thief of Bagdad" based on One Thousand and One Nights, starring Douglas Fairbanks and directed by Raoul Walsh is released
  • 1948 Philips begin experimental TV broadcasting
  • 1949 WGAL TV channel 8 in Lancaster, PA (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1953 KGNC (now KAMR) TV channel 4 in Amarillo, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1957 WTWV (now WTVA) TV channel 9 in Tupelo-Columbus, MS (NBC) begins
  • 1963 WGSF TV channel 31 in Newark, OH (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1968 WVER TV channel 28 in Rutland, VT (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1968 WVTA TV channel 41 in Windsor, VT (PBS) begins broadcasting
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1993 Eddie Murphy marries Nicole Mitchell in NYC
  • 2006 Television star Adita Wahi weds director Ameet Sawant in New Delhi

Divorces in Film & TV

  • 2012 "Twilight" actor Peter Facinelli (38) divorces "Beverly Hills 90210" actress Jennie Garth (39) due to irreconcilable differences after 11 years of marriage

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