On This Day in Film & TV for October 11

Events in Film & TV

  • 1932 1st political telecast (Democratic National Committee) at CBS, NYC
  • 1939 Samson Raphaelson's play "Skylark" starring Gertrude Lawrence premieres in NYC
  • 1944 "Laura" directed by Otto Preminger starring Gene Tierney and Dana Andrews is released in NYC, New York
  • 1948 Frank Loesser's musical "Where's Charley?", starring Ray Bolger, and directed by George Abbott, opens at St James Theater, NYC; runs for 792 performances and wins a Tony Award
  • 1950 The U.S. Federal Communications Commission issues the first license to broadcast television in color, to CBS
  • 1959 KTHI TV channel 11 in Fargo-Grand Forks, ND (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1960 Radio/TV executive John Fetzer buys a controlling interest of Detroit Tigers
  • 1963 William Shatner stars in "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet" episode of CBS anthology series "The Twilight Zone"
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1997 "Charlie's Angels" actress Jaclyn Smith (52) weds Chicago heart surgeon Bradley Allen (43) at United Westwood Methodist Church
  • 2003 "The West Wing" actress Annabeth Gish (32) weds former "The X-Files" stunt man Wade Allen at The Sea Ranch Lodge
  • 2009 "Mad Men" actress Christina Hendricks (37) weds actor Geoffrey Arend (34) at the couple's favorite Il Buco restaurant in New York City

Divorces in Film & TV


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