On This Day in Film & TV for October 6

Events in Film & TV

  • 1927 "The Jazz Singer", directed by Alan Crosland, starring Al Jolson and May McAvoy, released, 1st film with a soundtrack (Honorary Academy Award 1928)
  • 1948 KHJ TV channel 9 in Los Angeles, CA (IND) begins broadcasting

Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1991 Actress Elizabeth Taylor (59) weds for 8th time to construction worker Larry Fortensky (39)
  • 1996 American country singer Faith Hill (29) weds American country singer and actor Tim McGraw (45) in Rayville, Louisiana
  • 2007 "Baywatch" actress Pamela Anderson (40) weds Rick Salomon (39) at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas

Divorces in Film & TV

  • 1980 Oscar-winning actor Dustin Hoffman (43) divorces actress Anne Byrne (37) after 11 years of marriage
  • 2006 "Friends" actor Matt LeBlanc (39) divorces former model Melissa McKnight (41) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 years of marriage

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