On This Day in Film & TV for October 10

Events in Film & TV

  • 1960 WGTE TV channel 30 in Toledo, OH (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1961 Variety TV show "The Bob Newhart Show" premieres on NBC in the US
  • 1963 "From Russia With Love" 2nd James Bond film based on a novel by Ian Fleming, starring Sean Connery and Daniela Bianchi, premieres in London
  • 1965 The Supremes appear on the "The Ed Sullivan Show"
  • 1975 Ken Russell's surreal biographical musical comedy film "Lisztomania", starring Roger Daltrey as 19th-century Hungarian composer Franz Liszt, and soundtrack arranged by progressive rock keyboardist Rick Wakeman, premieres
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1975 Actress Elizabeth Taylor (43) 6th marriage and remarriage to actor Richard Burton (49)
  • 1992 "Guns N' Roses" guiitarist Slash (27) weds first wife model-actress Renée Suran (27) in Marina del Rey, California; divorce in 1997
  • 1992 Actress Heather Thomas weds entertainment lawyer Skip Brittenham

Divorces in Film & TV

  • 1974 Actress Elizabeth Montgomery (41) divorces director-producer William Asher (53) after 11 years of marriage
  • 2008 Actor and comedian Chris Kattan (37) divorces model Sunshine Tutt (32) due to irreconcilable differences after 2 months of marriage

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