On This Day

On This Day in Film & TV for May 21

Events in Film & TV

  • 1908 1st American horror movie silent film "Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde" premieres in Chicago
  • 1922 Rollin Kirby's "On the Road to Moscow" is the 1st cartoon to receive a Pulitzer Prize
  • 1955 WFRV TV channel 5 in Green Bay, Wisconsin (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1956 WITI TV channel 6 in Milwaukee, WI (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1968 Paul McCartney and girlfriend Jane Asher attend an Andy Williams concert
  • 1968 WEKW TV channel 52 in Keene, NH (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1980 "Star Wars Episode V - Empire Strikes Back", produced by George Lucas opens in cinemas in UK and North America
  • 1981 Kim Seelbrede, (Ohio), crowned 30th Miss USA
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1944 Actor Burgess Meredith (36) weds actress Paulette Goddard (33) at David O Selznick's Beverly Hills home
  • 1945 Director Akira Kurosawa (35) weds actress Yoko Yaguchi (23)
  • 1945 American actor Humphrey Bogart (44) marries American actress Lauren Bacall (20) at Malabar Farm, Lucas, Ohio

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