On This Day in Film & TV for October 29

Events in Film & TV

  • 1970 WYEA (now WLTZ) TV channel 38 in Columbus, GA (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • 1971 Frank Zappa's musical mockumentary "200 Motels", starring The Mothers of Invention, Theodore Bikel, and Ringo Starr premieres in Beverly Hills, California
  • 1977 John Kander and Fred Ebb's musical "The Act", starring Liza Minnelli, opens at Majestic Theater, NYC; runs for 233 performances and wins a Tony Award
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1994 Canadian-American comic-impressionist Rich Little (55) weds American comedian Jeannette Markey (28) at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada; divorce in 1997
  • 2011 Actress Eva Amurri (26) weds former Major League Soccer player Kyle Martino (31) in Charleston, South Carolina

Divorces in Film & TV

  • 1951 Singer and actor Frank Sinatra and 1st wife Nancy (Barbato) divorce due to infidelity after 12 years of marriage

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