On This Day in Film & TV for September 5

Events in Film & TV

  • 1916 "Intolerance", silent film directed by D. W. Griffith, starring Vera Lewis and Ralph Lewis, is released
  • 1955 WKRG TV channel 5 in Mobile, AL (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1955 WTTW TV channel 11 in Chicago, IL (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1958 1st color video recording on magnetic tape presented, Charlotte, North Carolina
  • 1958 WKPC TV channel 15 in Louisville, Kentucky (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1966 Jerry Lewis' 1st Muscular Dystrophy Labor Day telethon raises $1 million
  • 1966 WRLK TV channel 35 in Columbia, SC (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1967 KMEG TV channel 14 in Sioux City, IA (CBS) begins broadcasting
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1970 Producer Dick Wolf (23) weds Susan Scranton
  • 1987 Actor Steven Seagal (36) weds actress Kelly LeBrock (27) in Beverly Hills, California
  • 1991 American actor John Travolta (37) weds American actress Kelly Preston (28) at the Hotel de Crillon in Paris, France

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