On This Day in Film & TV for September 29

Events in Film & TV

  • 1933 Little King, Cartoon Character, by Von Beuren, debuts
  • 1940 Musical film "Strike Up the Band" starring Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland opens
  • 1946 "Adventures of Sam Spade" debuts on CBS Radio
  • 1948 "Hamlet" directed by and starring Laurence Olivier's opens at Park Avenue Cinema (Best Picture 1949)
  • 1948 WBAP (now KXAS) TV channel 5 in Fort Worth-Dallas, TX (NBC) begins
  • 1948 WSB TV channel 2 in Atlanta, GA (ABC) begins broadcasting
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1926 Canadian-American actress Norma Shearer weds film producer Irving Thalberg
  • 1930 Singer and actor Bing Crosby (27) marries actress Dixie Lee (18)
  • 1934 Cult horror actor Rondo Hatton weds seamstress Mabel Housh

Divorces in Film & TV

  • 2011 "House M.D." actress Olivia Wilde (26) divorces Italian prince Tao Ruspoli (35) due to irreconcilable differences after 8 years of marriage

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