On This Day

On This Day in Film & TV for May 28

Events in Film & TV

  • 1951 Radio programme "Crazy People" (later titled The Goon Show) premieres on the BBC, created by Spike Milligan
  • 1953 Premier of 1st animated 3-D cartoon in Technicolor-"Melody"
  • 1957 WPSD TV channel 6 in Paducah, KY (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1960 Frank Loesser's musical "Greenwillow", starring Anthony Perkins, closes at Alvin Theater, NYC, after 95 performances
  • 1962 Wide World of Sports with Chris Schenkel premieres on CBS radio
  • 1974 26th Emmy Awards: M*A*S*H, Alan Alda & Mary Tyler Moore win, 1st Daytime Award presentation and "The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman" wins 5 awards, including Cicely Tyson for Dramatic Performance
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1948 Film director Stanley Kubrick (19) weds high school sweetheart Toba Metz
  • 1954 "The Bad and the Beautiful" actor Kirk Douglas (37) weds producer Ann Buydens (24) at Sahara Hotel in Las Vegas
  • 1959 Muppeteer Jim Henson (22) weds Jane Nebel (24) in Salisbury, Maryland

Divorces in Film & TV

  • 2013 Actress Courteney Cox and actor David Arquette divorce after 13 years of marriage

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