On This Day in Film & TV for September 23

Events in Film & TV

  • 1912 1st Mack Sennett "Keystone Comedy" movie released "Cohen Collects a Debt"
  • 1927 "Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans", directed by F. W. Murnau, starring George O'Brien and Janet Gaynor, is released (Academy Awards Unique and Artistic Picture 1927)
  • 1953 KHQA TV channel 7 in Hannibal-Quincy, MO (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1957 WTIC TV channel 61 in Hartford, CT (CBS/FOX) begins broadcasting
  • 1961 1st movie to become a TV series, "How to Marry a Millionaire" premieres
  • 1962 ABC's 1st color TV series - The Jetsons by Hanna-Barbera first broadcast
  • 1963 WMEB TV channel 12 in Orono, ME (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1968 WKAS TV channel 25 in Ashland, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1996 Actor-comedian Jim Carrey (35) weds "Dumb and Dumber" actress Lauren Holly (33) in Malibu
  • 1996 Oscar-nominated actor of "The Buddy Holly Story" Gary Busey (52) weds former stuntwoman from Dallas Tiani Warden (29) at Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas
  • 2012 Actor Antonio Sabato Jr. (40) weds singer-songwriter Cheryl Moana Marie at a private Anini Beach estate on the island of Kauai

Divorces in Film & TV

  • 1915 Film producer Samuel Goldwyn (33) divorces first wife Blanche Lasky after 5 years of marriage
  • 2011 American actress Lisa Linde (39) divorces American "X-Men" actor James Marsden (38) due to irreconcilable differences after 11 years of marriage

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