On This Day

On This Day in Film & TV for May 6

Events in Film & TV

  • 1935 KTM-AM in Los Angeles California changes call letters to KEHE (now KABC)
  • 1941 At California's March Field, Bob Hope performs his first USO show
  • 1956 WRCB TV channel 3 in Chattanooga, TN (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1957 Last broadcast of "I Love Lucy" on CBS-TV
  • 1977 "Beatles at Hollywood Bowl" released in UK
  • 1990 Tom Cruise is ticketed for careless operation of a vehicle in South Carolina
  • 1994 Comedian Bobcat Goldthwait sets fire to the couch on The Tonight Show
  • 1995 Classic Sports Network begins on cable TV
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1946 Comedian Stan Laurel (55) marries for the 5th time actress Ida Kitaeva (47)
  • 1950 Elizabeth Taylor (18) marries for the 1st time to hotel heir Conrad "Nicky" Hilton (23)
  • 1950 American student, and aspiring actress, Vera Jayne (Palmer) Peers (later known as Jayne Mansfield) (17) weds American student Paul Mansfield (20), in Fort Worth, Texas; divorce in 1958

Divorces in Film & TV

  • 1974 Actress Maggie Smith (39) divorces actor Robert Stephens (42) after 6 years of marriage
  • 2006 "Dallas" actress Victoria Principal (56) divorces plastic surgeon Harry Glassman (63) due to irreconcilable differences after nearly 21 years of marriage
  • 2016 Actress Kaley Cuoco and professional tennis player Ryan Sweeting divorce after 2 years of marriage

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