On This Day in Film & TV for November 15

Events in Film & TV

  • 1926 1st formal radio network, RCA takes over AT&T 25 station Network (NBC)
  • 1932 Walt Disney Art School created
  • 1949 KRON-TV channel 4 in San Francisco, California (NBC) begins broadcasting; call letters a nod to the owners other business, The San Francisco Chronicle newspaper
  • 1953 WIBW TV channel 13 in Topeka, KS (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1953 WRBL TV channel 3 in Columbus, GA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1964 KBYU TV channel 11 in Provo, UT (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1967 WLTV TV channel 23 in Miami, FL (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 1969 The 1st ever colour television commercial in the UK, for Birds Eye peas, airs on ATV in the Midlands during a Thunderbirds episode
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1997 TV host and actor William Shatner (66) weds former Ford model Nerine Kidd (38) in Pasadena, California; widowed in 1999

Divorces in Film & TV

  • 2010 "Single White Female" actress Jennifer Jason Leigh (48) divorces writer Noah Baumbach (41) due to irreconcilable differences after 5 years of marriage

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