On This Day

September 1919 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 1 Frank Wedekind's "Herakles" premieres in Munich

Actor and Playwright Frank Wedekind
Actor and Playwright
Frank Wedekind

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Sep 4 Howard Morris, American comedic actor and director (The Andy Griffith Show, High Anxiety), born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)
  • Sep 9 Jacques Marin, French character actor (The Vintage, Charade), born in Paris, France (d. 2001)
  • Sep 14 Kay Medford [Margaret Kathleen Regan], American actress (Dean Martin Show; To Rome With Love), born in NYC, New York (d. 1980)
  • Sep 15 Nelson Gidding, American screenwriter ( The Andromeda Strain), born in New York (d. 2004)
  • Sep 22 Jack Russell, American singer (Your Show of Shows), born in Saratoga Springs, New York
  • Sep 24 Dayton Allen, American comedian (Steve Allen Show, The Cotton Club), born in NYC, New York (d. 2004)
  • Sep 26 Barbara Britton [Brantingham], American actress (Captain Kidd, Young & Willing, Mr. and Mrs. North), born in Long Beach, California (d. 1980)

Person of interestTom Harmon

Sep 28 Tom Harmon, American College Football Hall of Fame halfback (Heisman Trophy 1940, Michigan; LA Rams) and broadcaster (CBS 1950-62), born in Rennselaer, Indiana (d. 1990)

American Football Player and Broadcaster Tom Harmon
American Football Player and Broadcaster
Tom Harmon