On This Day in Film & TV for March 25

Events in Film & TV

  • 1913 Home of vaudeville, Palace Theatre, opens (NYC) starring Ed Wynn
  • 1943 Jimmy Durante & Garry Moore premiere on radio
  • 1954 26th Academy Awards: "From Here to Eternity" best film, William Holden & Audrey Hepburn best actor, actress
  • 1954 RCA manufactures 1st color TV set (12½" screen at $1,000)
  • 1963 KWHY TV channel 22 in Los Angeles, CA (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 1968 KLVX TV channel 10 in Las Vegas, NV (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1974 Barbra Streisand records the album "Butterfly"
  • 1975 Linda Ronstadt releases cover of the Everly Brothers' 1960 song "When Will I Be Loved" as a single; climbs to No. 2 in the charts
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 2003 Actress-model Liv Tyler (25) weds rock band vocalist Royston Langdon (30) at a private villa in St James, Barbados
  • 2017 Orange Is the New Black actress Samira Wiley (30) weds writer Lauren Morelli (34) in Palm Springs, California

Divorces in Film & TV

  • 2005 American actress Jennifer Aniston (36) files for divorce from actor and film producer Brad Pitt (41) due to irreconcilable differences after 4 and a half years of marriage

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Deaths in Film & TV

  • 1948 Warren Hymer, American actor (Girl From Havana, Meet the Mob), dies from a stomach ailment at 42
  • 1950 Frank Buck, American actor (Africa Screams, Tiger Queen, Tiger Fangs), dies at 62
  • 1956 Robert Newton, British actor (Treasure Island, Henry V, Around the World in 80 Days), dies from a heart attack at 50
  • 1966 Colin Campbell, Scottish actor (High Bright Sun, Leather Boys), dies at 83
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