January 1974 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Jan 1 NBC radio begins on the hour news 24 hours a day (following CBS lead)

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

Jan 5 Raul Julia appears on Bob Newhart Show in "Oh, Brother"

Comedian and Actor Bob Newhart
Comedian and Actor
Bob Newhart
  • Jan 6 "CBS Mystery Theater" premieres on radio
  • Jan 11 ABC airs final episode of "Love, American Style"
  • Jan 15 "Happy Days" begins an 11 year run on ABC
  • Jan 18 "$6 Million Man" starring Lee Majors premieres on ABC TV

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Jan 26 31st Golden Globes: "The Exorcist", Al Pacino, & Marsha Mason win

Actor Al Pacino
Actor
Al Pacino
Writer & Filmmaker William Peter Blatty
Writer & Filmmaker
William Peter Blatty

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jan 7 Jennifer LeRoy, Craig CO, playmate (Feb, 1993)
  • Jan 9 Farhan Akhtar, Indian Bollywood Director, Actor, Producer, Singer.
  • Jan 10 Jemaine Clement, New Zealand actor (Flight of the Conchords), born in Masterton
  • Jan 10 Hrithik Roshan, Indian actor
  • Jan 11 Echo Leta Johnson, playmate (Jan, 1993), born in Austin, Texas
  • Jan 14 Kevin Durand, Canadian actor
  • Jan 15 Aubrey Jo Hiller, Missoula Montana, Miss America-Montana (1997)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jan 16 Kate Moss, English model, born in Croydon, England

Supermodel Kate Moss
Supermodel
Kate Moss
  • Jan 18 Devon Odessa, actor (Sharon-My So Called Life, Girl of Limberlost)
  • Jan 18 Maulik Pancholy, American actor
  • Jan 19 Frank Caliendo, American comedian
  • Jan 21 Rove McManus, Australian television host and comedian
  • Jan 23 Tiffani Theissen, American actress (Saved by Bell, 90210), born in Long Beach, California
  • Jan 23 Rebekah Elmaloglou, Australian actress
  • Jan 24 Ed Helms, American actor
  • Jan 25 Robert Budreau, Canadian film director
  • Jan 30 Christian Bale, Wales, British actor (Batman Begins, American Psycho, The Machinist), born in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Jan 31 "The Outlaw" actress Jane Russell (52) weds real-estate broker John Calvin People (45) in Santa Barbara, California

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jan 3 Gino Cervi, actor (Becket, Don Camillo), dies at 72
  • Jan 22 Leon Lontoc, actor (Henry-Burke's Law), dies at 64
  • Jan 31 Glenn Morris, olympian/actor (Tarzan's Revenge), dies at 61
  • Jan 31 Harry Baum, actor (Crime & Punishment), dies at 58
  • Jan 31 Roger Pryor, actor (Lady by Choice), dies at 72