On This Day in Film & TV for September 2

Events in Film & TV

  • 1929 WOR (NYC) ends affiliation with CBS radio network
  • 1931 American crooner Bing Crosby makes his solo radio debut on his "15 Minutes with Bing Crosby" program broadcast on the CBS network
  • 1937 Film "The Prisoner of Zenda" based on the novel and play by Anthony Hope, starring Ronald Colman, Madeleine Carroll and Douglas Fairbanks Jr. is released
  • 1949 "The Third Man", directed by Carol Reed, starring Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli and Orson Welles, is released in the United Kingdom (Academy Awards Best Cinematography 1950)
  • 1954 WTVD TV channel 11 in Raleigh-Durham, NC (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1955 KCRA TV channel 3 in Sacramento, CA (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1958 KAYS TV channel 7 in Hays, KS (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1963 CBS expands "CBS Evening News" program, anchored by Walter Conkrite, from 15 to 30 minutes
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1989 Actor Sam Neill (41) weds actress Noriko Watanabe (24)
  • 1995 Actor Charlie Sheen (30) weds model Donna Peele (25) in Malibu, California
  • 2000 "The Backstreet Boys" lead vocalist Brian Littrell (25) weds actress Leighanne Wallace (31) at Peachtree Christian Church in Atlanta, Georgia

Divorces in Film & TV

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