On This Day

Events in Film & TV on December 6

  • 1964 KTVR TV channel 13 in La Grande, OR (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1968 WKID (WSCV) TV channel 51 in Fort Lauderdale, FL (IND) 1st broadcast
  • 1991 "Star Trek VI-Undiscovered Country" premieres

Music History

1995 Michael Jackson collapses while rehearsing for an HBO special

Film Premiere

2002 "Adaptation" directed by Spike Jonze, starring Nicolas Cage and Meryl Streep premieres

Film & TV History

2008 American pin-up model Bettie Page (85) is hospitalized in critical condition after suffering a heart attack

Theatrical Finale

2009 Final Broadway performance of "A Steady Rain", starring Hugh Jackman and Daniel Craig