On This Day in Film & TV for October 16

Events in Film & TV

  • 1923 Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio founded
  • 1939 George Kaufman and Moss Hart's comedy "The Man Who Came to Dinner" opens at the Music Box Theatre, NYC; runs for 739 performances
  • 1949 WDAF TV channel 4 in Kansas City, MO (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1962 KTXT TV channel 5 in Lubbock, TX (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1967 WETK TV channel 33 in Burlington, VT (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1967 WGNO TV channel 26 in New Orleans, LA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1968 American Bob Seagren, Claus Schiprowski of West Germany and East German Wolfgang Nordwig all record 5.40m in the final of the pole vault at the Mexico City Olympics; Seagren awarded gold on countback
  • 1979 Comedy sketch show "Not the Nine O'Clock News" debuts starring Rowan Atkinson, Chris Langham, Pamela Stephenson and Mel Smith on BBC 2
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 2004 Actor Marlon Brando's son Christian Brando (46) weds Deborah Presley at The Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas
  • 2011 Actress, screenwriter and model Nikki Reed (24) weds singer-songwriter Paul McDonald (27) at a private ranch in Malibu, California
  • 2013 American actress and singer Kristen Bell (30) weds American actor Dax Shepard (38) at the Beverly Hills County Clerk's Office in California

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