On This Day in Film & TV for October 27

Events in Film & TV

  • 1947 "You Bet Your Life" with Groucho Marx premieres on ABC radio
  • 1947 WMAR TV channel 2 in Baltimore, MD (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1954 Walt Disney's 1st TV show, "Disneyland", premieres on ABC
  • 1954 WISN TV channel 12 in Milwaukee, WI (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1955 "Rebel Without a Cause", directed by Nicholas Ray, starring James Dean and Natalie Wood, is released
  • 1957 WOWL TV channel 15 in Florence, AL (NBC/CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1957 WPTA TV channel 21 in Fort Wayne, IN (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1958 WEDU TV channel 3 in Tampa-St Petersburg, FL (PBS) begins broadcasting
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1989 Actor John Goodman (37) weds Annabeth Hartzog (21) in New Orleans
  • 2005 Grand Prix motorcycle road racer Fonsi Nieto (27) weds model Ariadne Artiles at Iglesia de San Miguel in Ibiza

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Deaths in Film & TV

  • 1962 Fatso Marco, American actor and comedian (Milton Berle Show), dies at 56
  • 1964 Sammee Tong, actor (Bachelor Father, Mickey), dies at 63
  • 1972 Lew Parker [Austin Lewis Jacobs], American actor (Are You with It?, That Girl), dies from cancer at 64
  • 1973 Allan "Rocky" Lane, American western cowboy actor (voice of Mr Ed, Red Ryder), dies from cancer at 64
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