On This Day in Film & TV for October 30

Events in Film & TV

  • 1931 W2XB TV channel 1 in NYC, NY (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1938 A radio broadcast of H. G. Wells "The War of the Worlds", narrated by Orson Welles, allegedly causes a mass panic
  • 1940 "One Night in the Tropics", first film for Abbott and Costello, premieres in Paterson, New Jersey
  • 1957 WLWI (now WTHR) TV channel 13 in Indianapolis, IN (ABC) 1st broadcast
  • 1957 WYTV TV channel 33 in Youngstown, OH (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1965 British model Jean Shrimpton causes a sensation at Derby Day at the Melbourne races wearing a white shift dress (four inches above the knee)
  • 1969 WXPO (now WNDS) TV channel 50 in Manchester, NH (IND) 1st broadcast
  • 1970 KVEW TV channel 42 in Kennewick, WA (ABC) begins broadcasting
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1943 Italian director Federico Fellini marries actress Giulietta Masina
  • 1991 American country singer Clint Black (34) weds American actress Lisa Hartman (29) in Katy, Texas,
  • 2004 Blink-182 pop punk band drummer Travis Barker (28) weds actress and First Runner Up Miss USA 1995 Shanna Moakler (29) at the Bacara Resort & Spa in Santa Barbara, California

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