On This Day in Film & TV for October 14

Events in Film & TV

  • 1959 WMUB (now WPTO) TV channel 14 in Oxford, OH (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1963 WGHP TV channel 8 in Greensboro-High Point, NC (ABC) begins
  • 1964 Philips begins experimenting with color TV
  • 1977 Linda Ronstadt sings national anthem prior to World Series Game 3 at Dodger Stadium; criticised for casual attire but ranked by Washington Examiner as second-best rendition ever at a sporting event
  • 1978 1st TV movie from a TV series-"Rescue from Gilligan's Island"
  • 1979 NBC premiere of U.S. TV adaptation of Helen Keller's life story "The Miracle Worker"
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1923 German "All Quiet on the Western Front" author Erich Maria Remarque (25) weds German actress Ilse Jutta Zambona; divorce in 1930, remarry in 1938, re-divorce in 1957
  • 1957 American "On The Waterfront" actor Marlon Brando (33) marries actress Anna Kashfi (23)
  • 1989 American novelist Sidney Sheldon (72) weds former American child actress Alexandra Kostoff in Las Vegas, Nevada

Divorces in Film & TV

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