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That Was The Week That Was For Dec. 16-22

12/15/2007 8:25am EST
Shirley TempleEntertainment highlights during the week of Dec. 16-22:

1933: Five-year-old Shirley Temple signed a movie contract with Fox.

1937: Disney released the movie ''Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,'' its first full-length animated film in color.

1957: The movie ''Bridge On The River Kwai'' premiered in New York.

1970: Elvis Presley paid a visit to President Nixon at the White House.

1973: Singer Bobby Darin died following heart surgery. He was 37.

1983: Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards married model Patti Hansen in Mexico, on his 40th birthday. Mick Jagger was his best man.

1989: ''The Simpsons'' made its debut on Fox.

1991: Actress Jane Fonda married broadcasting executive Ted Turner on his ranch in Florida. They've since split up.

1997: The movie ''Titanic'' opened. It was the most expensive movie ever made.

2000: Madonna married Guy Ritchie at a church in Scotland.

2001: Comedian Tom Green filed for divorce from actress Drew Barrymore after less than six months of marriage.

2005: Actor John Spencer died of a heart attack in a Los Angeles hospital, a day after checking in with a bad cold. He was 58.

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