On This Day

On This Day in Film & TV for May 23

Events in Film & TV

  • 1922 Walt Disney incorporates his 1st film company Laugh-O-Gram Films
  • 1953 WHIZ TV channel 18 in Zanesville, OH (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1960 WGTV TV channel 8 in Athens-Atlanta, GA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1960 WRCA radio changes call letters back to WNBC (NYC)
  • 1962 15th Cannes Film Festival: "Keeper of Promises" directed by Anselmo Duarte wins the Palme d'Or
  • 1963 NBC purchases 1963 AFL championship game TV rights for $926,000
  • 1963 16th Cannes Film Festival: "The Leopard" directed by Luchino Visconti wins the Palme d'Or
  • 1969 BBC orders 13 episodes of Monty Python's Flying Circus
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1992 "Once and Again" actress Sela Ward (35) weds actor Howard Sherman (42)
  • 1992 Actress Anjelica Huston (40) weds sculptor Robert Graham (54)

Divorces in Film & TV

  • 2016 Actress Amber Heard (30) files for divorce from fellow actor Johnny Depp (52)

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