On This Day in Film & TV for November 7

Events in Film & TV

  • 1722 Richard Steele's sentimental comedy play "The Conscious Lovers" premieres in London
  • 1874 1st cartoon depicting elephant as Republican Party symbol, by Thomas Nast
  • 1904 George M. Cohan's 1st full-length musical "Little Johnny Jones", featuring the songs "Yankee Doodle Dandy" and "Give My Regards To Broadway", opens at the Liberty Theatre, NYC; runs for 52 performances be before going on tour
  • 1921 Ed Wynn's musical revue "The Perfect Fool" premieres in NYC
  • 1932 1st broadcast of "Buck Rogers in the 25th century" on CBS-radio
  • 1953 WIS TV channel 10 in Columbia, SC (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1957 WEEQ (now WWTO) TV channel 35 in La Salle, IL (IND) 1st broadcast
  • 1960 KNRR TV channel 12 in Pembina, ND (IND) begins broadcasting
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1951 American entertainer Frank Sinatra (34) marries 2nd wife American film star Ava Gardner (26); divorce in 1957
  • 2006 NASCAR racer Jeff Gordon (38) weds Belgian model and actress Ingrid Vandebosch (36) at the Hacienda de San Antonio Resort in Colima, Mexico
  • 2010 Supermodel and who's also the face of L'Oreal Paris Doutzen Kroes (25) weds DJ Sunnery James in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Divorces in Film & TV


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