On This Day in Film & TV for November 29

Events in Film & TV

  • 1932 Cole Porter's musical "Gay Divorcee" opens at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, NYC, later transferred to the Schubert Theater; runs for 248 performances
  • 1945 "The Lost Weekend", based on Charles R. Jackson's novel, directed by Billy Wilder and starring Ray Milland and Jane Wyman premieres in Los Angeles (Academy Awards Best Picture 1946)
  • 1948 1st opera to be televised, "Othello", broadcast from the Met (NYC)
  • 1948 KOB TV channel 4 in Albuquerque, NM (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1948 Puppet TV show"Kukla, Fran, & Ollie" starring Fran Allison debuts on NBC
  • 1953 WSIX TV channel 8 in Nashville, TN (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1971 1st pro golf championship at Walt Disney World
  • 1989 8th Largest wrestling crowd UFW U-Cosmos (60,000-Tokyo Dome)
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 2003 Composer and former Oingo Boingo singer Danny Elfman (50) weds actress Bridget Fonda (39) at First Congressional Church in Los Angeles
  • 2008 "Without a Trace" star Roselyn Sanchez (35) weds actor Eric Winter (32) at Fort San Cristobal in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • 2014 Reality TV personality Snooki (27) weds Jionni LaValle at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in East Hanover, New Jersey

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