On This Day in Film & TV for September 6

Events in Film & TV

  • 1935 "Steamboat Round the Bend" film directed by John Ford and starring Will Rogers released weeks after Rogers' death
  • 1954 "La Strada" directed by Federico Fellini premieres at the Venice Film Festival starring Anthony Quinn
  • 1958 Mary Ann Mobley (Miss), 21, crowned 31st Miss America 1959
  • 1965 KLNE TV channel 3 in Lexington, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1971 Jerry Lewis' 6th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $8,125,387
  • 1975 Tawny Elaine Godin (NY), 18, crowned 48th Miss America 1976
  • 1976 Jerry Lewis' 11th Muscular Dystrophy telethon, Dean Martin appears
  • 1980 Susan Powell (Okla), 21, crowned 53rd Miss America 1981
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1944 Actor Yul Brynner (24) weds actress Virginia Gilmore (25) at the Los Angeles County Courthouse; divorce in 1960
  • 1997 "Desperate Housewives" actress Felicity Huffman (34) weds "Fargo" actor William H. Macy (47) in Woody Creek, Colorado

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