September 1921 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Sep 7 In Atlantic City, New Jersey, the first Miss America Pageant, a two-day event, is held.
  • Sep 8 1st Miss America crowned in Atlantic City - Margaret Gorman (16) of Washington, D.C.

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Sep 5 Jack Valenti, American political advisor and film executive, born in Houston, Texas (d. 2007)
  • Sep 8 Harry Secombe, Welsh actor, singer and goon (Down Among the "Z" Men), born in Swansea, Wales
  • Sep 11 Edwin Richfield, British Actor (d. 1990)
  • Sep 12 Frank McGee, American news anchor (NBC Evening News), born in Monroe, Louisiana (d. 1974)
  • Sep 14 Hughes Rudd, TV newscaster (CBS/ABC)
  • Sep 15 Norma MacMillan, Canadian voice actress (Casper the Ghost), born in Vancouver (d. 2001)
  • Sep 20 Melvin "Slappy" White, comedian
  • Sep 24 Jim McKay, sportscaster (ABC's Wide World of Sports), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 30 Deborah Kerr, actress (The King & I, Night of Iguana), born in Helensburg Scotland (d. 2007)