On This Day in Film & TV for March 22

Events in Film & TV

  • 1895 Auguste & Louis Lumiere show their 1st movie to an invited audience
  • 1928 Noël Coward's musical "This Year of Grace" premieres in London
  • 1936 "The Great Ziegfeld" directed by Robert Z. Leonard and starring William Powell and Luise Rainer premieres in Los Angeles (Best Picture 1937
  • 1941 James Stewart is inducted into the Army, becoming the first major American movie star to wear a military uniform in World War II
  • 1944 American movie star Jimmy Stewart flies his 12th combat mission, leading the 2nd Bomb Wing in an attack on Berlin
  • 1956 Musical "Mr Wonderful" with Sammy Davis, Jr. and father Sammy Davis, Sr. opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 383 performances
  • 1962 Musical "I Can Get It For You Wholesale" starring Barbra Streisand in her Broadway debut, opens at Shubert Theater, NYC; runs for 300 performances
  • 1964 Barbra Streisand appears on the cover of NY Times Magazine section
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1916 British author of "The Lord of the Rings", J.R.R. Tolkien marries Edith Mary Bratt at St. Mary Immaculate Roman Catholic Church, Warwick
  • 1992 American record producer Lou Adler (58) weds American actress Page Hannah (27) (Daryl's sister)
  • 2009 "The Wonder Years" actress Danica McKellar (36) weds composer Mike Verta (36) at St. James by the Sea Episcopal Church in La Jolla, California

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