On This Day in Film & TV for October 25

Events in Film & TV

  • 1978 "Halloween", directed by John Carpenter, starring Donald Pleasence and Jamie Lee Curtis in her film debut, is released
  • 1980 Barbra Streisand's "Guilty" album goes #1 for 3 weeks & her single "Woman In Love," goes #1 for 3 weeks
  • 1988 ABC News reports on potbellied pygmy pigs' popularity as pets
  • 1992 Neil Simon's stage play "Jake's Women", starring Alan Alda and Joyce Van Patten, closes at Neil Simon Theater, NYC, after 245 performances
  • 1995 Henry Mancini, Leslie Bricusse, and Blake Edwards' musical adaptation of the film "Victor/Victoria", starring Julie Andrews, opens at Marquis Theater, NYC, runs for 738 performances; Andrews declined Tony Award nomination because she felt other cast and crew should have been recognized
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1973 American playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon (46) weds actress Marsha Mason (31)
  • 1998 "Punky Brewster" actress Soleil Moon Frye (22) weds television producer and actor Jason Goldberg (26) at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles, California
  • 2008 Comedienne and writer Wanda Sykes marries Alex Niedbalski

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