On This Day in Film & TV for November 12

Events in Film & TV

  • 1910 1st possible movie stunt: man jumps into the Hudson river from a burning balloon
  • 1936 1st ever TV Gardening show "In Your Garden" shown on BBC television
  • 1946 Walt Disney's "Song Of South" released
  • 1947 KPO-AM in San Francisco CA changes call letters to KNBC (now KNBR)
  • 1968 KSEL (now KAMC) TV channel 28 in Lubbock, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1969 WJJY (now WJPT) TV channel 14 in Jacksonville, IL (ABC) 1st broadcast
  • 1981 Pilin Leon of Venezuela, crowned 31st Miss World
  • 1984 NBC premiere of "Victims for Victims: The Theresa Saldana Story", fact based telepic of actress Saldana's near fatal attack and its aftermath
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1963 American singer and actor Robert Goulet (30) weds American actress Carol Lawrence (31); divorce in 1981
  • 1964 Academy Award-winning actress Ellen Burstyn weds actor Neil Nephew
  • 1969 American filmmaker Blake Edwards (47) weds "The Sound of Music" actress Julie Andrews (34) in Beverly Hills, California

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