On This Day in Film & TV for September 4

Events in Film & TV

  • 1936 RKO Radio Pictures releases "Swing Time", directed by George Stevens, starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers
  • 1940 CBS begins broadcasting TV as station W2XAB
  • 1951 1st transcontinental TV broadcast, by US President Harry Truman
  • 1951 NBC extends to become a 61 station coast-to-coast network
  • 1953 WATR (now WTXX) TV channel 20 in Waterbury, CT (NBC) begins
  • 1953 WGEM TV channel 10 in Quincy-Hannibal, IL (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1961 Carol Burnett-Richard Hayes Show premieres on CBS radio
  • 1965 KREZ TV channel 6 in Durango, CO (CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1988 Actor Kevin Bacon marries actress Kyra Sedgwick
  • 1998 "Sex and The City" actress Kim Cattrall (42) weds audio designer Mark Levinson
  • 2006 Television presenter Sally Meen (41) weds show business agent Russ Lindsay at Great Fosters Hotel in Egham, Surrey

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