On This Day in Film & TV for November 10

Events in Film & TV

  • 1958 WUFT TV channel 5 in Gainesville, FL (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1959 Corinne Rottschaeffer of the Netherlands elected Miss World
  • 1967 KXNE TV channel 19 in Norfolk, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1969 "Sesame Street" premieres on PBS TV
  • 1980 Dan Rather refuses to pay his cabbie, CBS pays $12.55 fare
  • 1984 Breeders' Cup Horse Racing, Hollywood Park; winners: Chief's Crown, Eillo, Lashkari, Outstandingly, Princess Rooney, Royal Heroine, Wild Again
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Weddings in Film & TV

Divorces in Film & TV

  • 1947 American "Gilda" actress Rita Hayworth (28) divorces American actor-director-wunderkind Orson Welles (32) after just over 4 years of marriage
  • 2004 Talk show host Ricki Lake and Rob Sussman divorce after 10 years of marriage

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Deaths in Film & TV

  • 1937 Nikolai Batalov, Russian actor (Tretya meshchanskaya, Mother), dies from tuberculosis at 37
  • 1959 Lupino Lane [Henry Lupino], British stage, silent and sound screen actor (Love Parade; Me And My Gal: The Deputy Drummer), dies at 67
  • 1964 Jimmie Dodd, American actor (The Mickey Mouse Club; Thundering Trails; Riders of the Rio Grande), and singer-songwriter, dies of cancer at 54
  • 1973 Stringbean [David Akeman], American country singer, comedian, and banjo player (Hee Haw), murdered by burglars at his home at 58
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