On This Day

May 1932 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • May 2 Jack Benny's 1st radio show premieres (NBC Blue Network)
  • May 25 Goofy, aka Dippy Dawg, 1st appears in 'Mickey's Revue' by Walt Disney

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • May 2 Bruce Glover, American actor (Diamonds are Forever), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • May 3 Robert Osborne, American film historian (Turner Classic Movies), born in Colfax, Washington (d. 2017)
  • May 5 Will Hutchins, American actor (Sugarfoot, Hey Landlord), born in Atwater, California
  • May 7 Hans Boskamp [Johannes Hendricus Gerardus Hoelscher], Dutch actor and producer (Oh My Papa), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 2011)
  • May 8 Phyllida Law, Scottish actress (Much Ado About Nothing, The Time Machine), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • May 9 Geraldine McEwan, British actress (Agatha Christie's Miss Marple), born in Old Windsor Berkshire (d. 2015)
  • May 10 Francoise Fabian, French actress (Happy New Year), born in Algiers, French Algeria
  • May 19 Claude Blanchard, French-Canadian singer, comedian and actor, born in Joliette, Canada (d. 2006)
  • May 26 "Grishata" Grigor Vachkov, Bulgarian actor (At Each Kilometer), born in Tranchovitsa, Bulgaria (d. 1980)