On This Day in Film & TV for September 11

Events in Film & TV

  • 1910 1st commercially successful electric bus line opens (Hollywood)
  • 1928 1st ever TV drama WGY's "Queens Messenger" broadcast in the New York area starring Izetta Jewell
  • 1950 Dick Tracy TV show sparks uproar concerning violence
  • 1953 KSBW TV channel 8 in Salinas-Monterey, CA (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1953 WEHT TV channel 25 in Evansville, IN (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1954 1st Miss America TV broadcast; 19 year old Lee Meriwether of California crowned 27th Miss America
  • 1954 KXJB TV channel 4 in Valley City (Fargo) (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1955 KTVT TV channel 11 in Fort Worth-Dallas, TX (IND) begins broadcasting
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1999 Actress Jenny McCarthy (26) weds actor-director John Mallory Asher (28) in the Crystal Gardens at the Beverly Hills Hotel
  • 2016 The Munsters actor Butch Patrick (63) weds Leila Murray at the Macon Roadhouse in Macon, Missouri

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