On This Day in Film & TV for September 26

Events in Film & TV

  • 1949 Groundbreaking ceremony for the Hollywood sign in Hollywood, Los Angeles; old Hollywoodland sign torn down, reconstruction of a replacement begins with just Hollywood
  • 1953 KERO TV channel 23 in Bakersfield, CA (CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1954 KODE TV channel 12 in Joplin, MO (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1954 KUTV TV channel 2 in Salt Lake City, UT (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1954 WANE TV channel 15 in Fort Wayne, IN (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1954 WCAX TV channel 3 in Burlington, VT (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1962 TV comedy series "Beverly Hillbillies" premieres on CBS
  • 1964 TV sitcom "Gilligan's Island", starring Bob Denver as Gilligan, debuts on CBS
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1933 Director Victor Fleming (44) weds Lucile Rosson
  • 1999 Actress-singer and former beauty queen Vanessa L Williams (36) weds Los Angeles Lakers' basketball player Rick Fox (30) at Church of the Holy Trinity in New York
  • 2009 "American Idol" runner-up Justin Guarini (30) weds Reina Capodici (27) at a private estate in Doylestown, Pennsylvania

Divorces in Film & TV

  • 2016 Actress Naomi Watts and actor Liv Schreiber announce their separation after 11 years together

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