On This Day

On This Day in Film & TV for September 19

Events in Film & TV

  • 1888 One of first known modern beauty contests held in Spa, Belgium
  • 1910 George M. Cohan's musical "Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford" premieres in NYC

Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1945 Actress Shirley Temple (17) weds actor John Agar (24) in an Episcopal ceremony at Wilshire Methodist Church
  • 1959 Academy award-winning actor Rod Steiger (34) weds stage and film actress Claire Bloom (28) in Los Angeles, California
  • 1998 "Full House" actor John Stamos (35) weds supermodel Rebecca Romijn (25) at The Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, California

Divorces in Film & TV


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Deaths in Film & TV

  • 1938 Pauline Frederick, American actress (b. 1883)
  • 1949 Will Cuppy, American humorist (The Decline and Fall of Practically Everybody), dies at 65
  • 1967 Martin Block, TV announcer (Chesterfield Supper Club), dies at 64
  • 1969 Rex Ingram, American actor (The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Tarzan of the Apes, The ten Commandments), dies of a heart attack at 73
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