On This Day in Film & TV for September 15

Events in Film & TV

  • 1949 "Lone Ranger" premieres on ABC-TV. Hi-yo, Silver! Away!
  • 1949 WJAC TV channel 6 in Johnstown, PA (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1949 WJXT TV channel 4 in Jacksonville, FL (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1953 KVOA TV channel 4 in Tucson, AZ (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1953 WVEC TV channel 13 in Hampton-Norfolk, VA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1955 WCTV TV channel 6 in Tallahassee-Thomasville, Florida (CBS) begins
  • 1957 US TV series "Bachelor Father" with John Forsythe premieres
  • 1962 WOKR TV channel 13 in Rochester, NY (ABC) begins broadcasting
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1949 Figure skater and actress Sonja Henie (36) weds Winthrop Gardner Jr.
  • 1951 Actor Peter Sellers (26) weds actress Anne Howe in London, England
  • 1962 American actress Janet Leigh (35) weds Swedish film maker and stockbroker Robert Brandt

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Deaths in Film & TV

  • 1930 Milton Sills, American actor (The Sea Hawk), dies from a heart attack at 48
  • 1937 Clifford Heatherley, English actor (For Love or Money, Cash), dies at 48
  • 1963 Fred Hillebrand, American actor (Martin Kane, Moon Over Manhattan), dies at 69
  • 1967 Eva McKenzie, American actress (Virtuous Husband), dies at 78
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