On This Day in Film & TV for November 14

Events in Film & TV

  • 1922 BBC begins daily radio broadcasts from the 2LO transmitter at Marconi House
  • 1953 WCIA TV channel 3 in Champaign, IL (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1957 Dick Hutton beats Lou Thesz in Toronto, to become NWA wrestling champion
  • 1965 KCST TV channel 39 in San Diego, CA (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1968 U.S. premiere of film version of Morris L. West's best seller "The Shoes of the Fisherman"
  • 1976 "Network", directed by Sidney Lumet, starring Faye Dunaway, Peter Finch and William Holden, premieres in Los Angeles and New York City (Finch - Academy Awards Best Actor 1977)
  • 1980 Kimberley Santos, 19 of Guam, crowned 30th Miss World
  • 1985 Holmfriour Karlsdottir of Iceland, 22, crowned 35th Miss World
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1965 American singer and actress Judy Garland (43) weds American actor Mark Herron (37); divorce in 1969
  • 1998 "Can't Hardly Wait" actor Ethan Embry (20) weds Amelinda Smith
  • 1998 Chicago Bulls NBA player Dennis Rodman (37) weds "Baywatch" actress Carmen Electra (26) at Little Chapel of the Flowers in Las Vegas, Nevada

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Deaths in Film & TV

  • 1959 Thomas W Ross, American actor (Without Limit, Kings Row, 17, Mortal Storm), dies at 84
  • 1960 Walter Catlett, American actor (Climax, Front Page, Tale of 2 Cities), dies of a stroke at 71
  • 1964 Hendrik Gerrit Cannegieter, meteorology/director KNMI, dies at 85
  • 1965 Russell Collins, American actor (Niagara, Close Up, Shockproof), dies at 68
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