On This Day

On This Day in Film & TV for May 13

Events in Film & TV

  • 1878 Danvers State Hospital, a psychiatric hospital in Massachusetts, opens—later serves as inspiration for Arkham Sanitorium in the work of H.P. Lovecraft, which in turn inspired Arkham Asylum of the D.C. Batman universe
  • 1959 Kraft Music Hall with Milton Berle last airs on NBC-TV
  • 1960 WOLE TV channel 12 in Aguadillo, PR
  • 1970 Beatles movie "Let it Be" premieres
  • 1982 Terri Lea Utley, 20 (Arkansas) crowned 31st Miss USA
  • 1985 Laura Elena Martinez-Herring, 21, (Texas), crowned 34th Miss USA
  • 1992 Frank Stallone beats Geraldo Rivera in boxing on Howard Stern Show
  • 1993 Arsenio Hall's 1,000th show retrospective seen in Netherlands
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1922 "Latin Lover" silent actor Rudolph Valentino (27) weds film costume and set designer Natacha Rambova (25) in Mexicali, Mexico
  • 1985 American rock singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen (35) weds American actress Julianne Phillips (25) at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Lake Oswego, Oregon; divorce in 1989
  • 2006 Actress Sara Bakker weds Sloan Alexander at the United Church on the Green in New Haven, Connecticut

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