On This Day

On This Day in Film & TV for May 16

Events in Film & TV

  • 1946 Irving Berlin, Dorothy and Herbert Fields' musical "Annie Get Your Gun" starring Ethel Merman and featuring "There's No Business Like Show Business" opens at Imperial Theater, NYC
  • 1948 CBS news correspondent George Polk's body is found in Greece
  • 1954 WGAN (now WGME) TV channel 13 in Portland, ME (CBS) 1st broadcast
  • 1959 WTOM TV channel 4 in Cheboygan, MI (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1961 13th Emmy Awards: Jack Benny Show, Raymond Burr & Barbara Stanwyck win
  • 1965 WNJU TV channel 47 in NY-Linden, NY (TEL) begins broadcasting
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1986 "King Crimson" founder and guitarist Robert Fripp (40) weds British actress and rock singer Toyah Wilcox (27) at Church of St. Mary, St. Cuthurga and All Saints in Witchampton, England
  • 1987 American singer David Crosby (45) weds Jan Dance (35) at Hollywood Church of Religious Science in Los Angeles, California
  • 2009 Actress Jennifer Freeman (23) weds NBA guard Earl Watson (29) in Beverly Hills, California

Divorces in Film & TV

  • 2008 "24" actor Kiefer Sutherland (37) divorces former model Elizabeth Kelly Winn (42) due to irreconcilable differences after nearly 8 years of marriage

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