On This Day in Film & TV for March 7

Events in Film & TV

  • 1955 Musical "Peter Pan", starring Mary Martin broadcast live on NBC as part of "Producers' Showcase" series; attracts a then record 65 million viewers
  • 1968 The BBC broadcasts the news for the first time in color on television
  • 1970 WXOW TV channel 19 in La Crosse, WI (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1975 "Mirror", Russian film directed by Andrei Tarkovsky, starring Margarita Terekhova and Ignat Daniltsev, is released
  • 1979 5th People's Choice Awards: Burt Reynolds & Olivia Newton-John win (Motion Picture) and Alan Alda, Mary Tyler Moore & Carol Burnett win (TV)
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1940 Comedian Oliver Hardy (48) marries film assistant Virginia Lucille Jones (30)

Divorces in Film & TV

  • 1986 Actor Johhny Depp and Lori Depp divorce after 2 years of marriage

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