On This Day

October 1932 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Oct 11 1st political telecast (Democratic National Committee) at CBS, NYC
  • Oct 20 Journalist Robert Trout joins CBS

Film release premierFilm Premier

Oct 22 Film "Red Dust" directed by Victor Fleming, starring Clark Gable, Jean Harlow and Mary Astor premieres

Actor Clark Gable
Actor
Clark Gable
Actress Jean Harlow
Actress
Jean Harlow
Actress Mary Astor
Actress
Mary Astor

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Oct 4 Felicia Farr [Olive Dines], American model and actress (Charley Varrick, Kotch), born in Westchester, New York
  • Oct 9 Judy Tyler [Judith Mae Hess], American actress (Jailhouse Rock, Bop Girl Goes Calypso) and Miss Stardust (1949), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1957)
  • Oct 12 Dick Gregory, American comedian, civil rights activist and dietician (Bahamian Diet), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2017)
  • Oct 12 Dusan Makavejev, Serbian film director (Man is Not a Bird), born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia
  • Oct 13 Jack Colvin, American actor (Incredible Hulk), born in Lyndon, Kansas (d. 2005)
  • Oct 13 Liliane Montevecchi, French-Italian actress, dancer, and singer (Nine, Grand Hotel), born in Paris, France (d. 2018)
  • Oct 19 Lloyd Haynes, American actor and TV writer (Pete Dixon-Room 222), born in South Bend, Indiana (d. 1986)
  • Oct 19 Robert Reed, American actor (Mike-Brady Bunch, Nurse), born in Highland Park, Illinois (d. 1992)
  • Oct 20 William Christopher, American comedian and actor (Father Mulcahy-M*A*S*H), born in Evanston, Illinois (d. 2016)
  • Oct 23 Dimitra Arliss [Arlys], American actress (Rich Man Poor Man II, The Sting), born in Lorain, Ohio (d. 2012)
  • Oct 27 Jean-Pierre Cassel, French actor (Trout), born in Paris, France (d. 2007)
  • Oct 28 Suzy Parker, American model and actress (Chamber of Horrors), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 2003)
  • Oct 30 Louis Malle, French film director (Atlantic City, Black Moon, Viva Maria), born in Thumeries, Nord, France (d. 1995)