On This Day in Film & TV for September 14

Events in Film & TV

  • 1958 WTAE TV channel 4 in Pittsburgh, PA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1959 WQEX TV channel 16 in Pittsburgh, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1960 KERA TV channel 13 in Dallas, TX (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1964 Walt Disney awarded Medal of Freedom at White House
  • 1964 WCVE TV channel 23 in Richmond, VA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1965 Western sitcom "F-Troop" premieres in the US on ABC
  • 1972 "The Waltons" TV program premieres on CBS starring Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, and Will Geer
  • 1979 The film "Quadrophenia", loosely based on The Who's 1973 rock opera of the same name, is released.
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1954 Comedians Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara marry
  • 1956 British playwright (Nobel prize for literature 2005) Harold Pinter (26) marries 1st wife actress Vivien Merchant (27)
  • 1974 American composer-arranger-producer Quincy Jones Jr (41) weds Ameriican "Mod Squad" actress Peggy Lipton (28) in Los Angeles, California; divorce in 1990

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