On This Day

Events in Film & TV on May 6

  • 1935 KTM-AM in Los Angeles California changes call letters to KEHE (now KABC)
  • 1956 WRCB TV channel 3 in Chattanooga, TN (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1957 Last broadcast of "I Love Lucy" on CBS-TV
  • 1977 "Beatles at Hollywood Bowl" released in UK

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1990 Tom Cruise is ticketed for careless operation of a vehicle in South Carolina

Actor Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise
  • 1994 Comedian Bobcat Goldthwait sets fire to the couch on The Tonight Show
  • 1995 Classic Sports Network begins on cable TV

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2004 TV sitcom "Friends" airs season finale in 10th and final season in US (52.5 million viewers)

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2007 "Shrek the Third" directed by Chris Miller and Raman Hui with voices by Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz and Eddie Murphy premieres in Westwood Ca.

  • 2017 France bans too thin fashion models and makes labeling of digitally enhanced photos mandatory