On This Day

Events in Film & TV on May 6

  • 1935 KTM-AM in Los Angeles California changes call letters to KEHE (now KABC)

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1941 At California's March Field, Bob Hope performs his first USO show

Entertainer and TV Personality Bob Hope
Entertainer and TV Personality
Bob Hope
  • 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
Actor
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.

Actress Cameron Diaz
Actress
Cameron Diaz
Actor Eddie Murphy
Actor
Eddie Murphy
Actor and Comedian Mike Myers
Actor and Comedian
Mike Myers
  • 2017 France bans too thin fashion models and makes labeling of digitally enhanced photos mandatory