On This Day in Film and Television

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19511st broadcast of Love of Life on CBS-TV

1953WFIE TV channel 14 in Evansville, IN (NBC) begins broadcasting

appears on TheEd SullivanShow for the 1st time

1961Maria Beale Fletcher (NC), 19, crowned 34th Miss America 1962

1962WNYS (now WIXT) TV channel 9 in Syracuse, NY (ABC) begins broadcasting

1963NBC expands The HuntleyBrinkley Report, their evening television news program, from 15 to 30 minutes

1967Debra Dene Barnes (Kansas), 20, crowned 40th Miss America 1968

1968WGIQ TV channel 43 in Louisville, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting

1995Singer Chynna Phillips weds actor William Baldwin

2012Gossip Girl actress Blake Lively (25) weds Green Lantern actor Ryan Reynolds (35) at Boone Hall in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

More Weddings & Divorces in Film & TV

September in Film & TV HistoryTragedy of Macbeth Brings Fits of LaughterLawrence of Arabia star Peter OToole returned to the stage on this day playing Shakespeares Macbeth in London. Critics savaged the production but the fans?

Fatal Legacy of a Beautiful Riviera

Two famous American women Grace Kelly and Isadora Duncan, both died after tragic motoring accidents in the same area on this day, though half a century apart.