On This Day in Film & TV for September 28

Events in Film & TV

  • 1934 "Judge Priest" film directed by John Ford, starring Will Rogers is released
  • 1936 Bachelor's Children debuts on CBS radio (at 9:45 am)
  • 1945 "Mildred Pierce" starring Joan Crawford opens at Strand Theater, NYC; wins Academy Award for Best Actress
  • 1948 WBAP-TV, (NBC affiliate) Fort Worth Texas, begins broadcasting
  • 1949 "My Friend Irma" premieres, 1st of 16 films starring Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis
  • 1953 "Bob & Ray Show" TV Variety last air on NBC
  • 1953 "Juvenile Jury" TV Children's last airs on NBC, moved to CBS
  • 1953 "Racket Squad" TV Crime Drama last airs on CBS
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1922 American stage and film actor, dancer, and singer James Cagney (23) weds American dancer Frances Vernon in NYC
  • 1933 Actress Greer Garson (29) weds first husband Edward Snelson (29)
  • 1935 Comedian Stan Laurel (45) marries 2nd wife actress Virginia Ruth Rogers

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Deaths in Film & TV

  • 1942 Eva Thatcher, American actress, dies at 80
  • 1943 Fritzi Brunette, American actress, dies at 53
  • 1947 William B. Davidson, American film actor dies at 59
  • 1948 E. J. Ratcliffe, English stage and screen actor, dies at 85
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