On This Day

October 21, 1921 in Film & Television

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Film & TV


Film release premierFilm Premier

"The Sheik", a silent film starring Rudolph Valentino, premieres in Los Angeles

Actor and Silent Film Idol Rudolph Valentino
Actor and Silent Film Idol
Rudolph Valentino

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Sir Malcolm Arnold, British trumpeter, and classical and film score composer (The Bridge On The River Kwai), born in Northampton, England (d. 2006)