On This Day in Film & TV for November 19

Events in Film & TV

  • 1916 Samuel Goldwyn and Edgar Selwyn establish Goldwyn Picture; the company later became one of the most successful independent filmmakers
  • 1955 KXMB TV channel 12 in Bismarck, North Dakota (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1959 "Rocky & His Friends" debuts on ABC
  • 1962 KOET (now KULC) TV channel 9 in Ogden, UT (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1965 ABC radio begins weekly "Vietnam Update" report
  • 1967 The establishment of TVB, the first wireless commercial television station in Hong Kong
  • 1969 WENY TV channel 36 in Elmira, NY (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1971 Disney World's Fort Wilderness opens
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1939 Baseball legend Joe DiMaggio (24) weds "Freshies" actress Dorothy Arnold at St. Peter and Paul Church in San Francisco
  • 1954 Actress Vera-Ellen (33) weds millionaire Victor Rothschild at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Los Angeles
  • 1961 American television comedy icon Lucille Ball (50) weds American stand-up comic Gary Morton (36) at Marble Collegiate Church, NYC, the second marriage for both

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