On This Day

February 1934 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Film release premierFilm Release

Feb 22 "It Happened One Night" directed by Frank Capra and starring Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert opens at NY's Radio City Music Hall (Academy Awards Best Picture, Director, Actor, Actress and Screenplay 1935)

Actor Clark Gable
Actor
Clark Gable
Film Director Frank Capra
Film Director
Frank Capra
Actress Claudette Colbert
Actress
Claudette Colbert

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Feb 11 Tina Louise, American actress (Ginger-Gilligan's Island, Julie-Dallas), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 12 Annette Crosbie, British(?) actress
  • Feb 13 George Segal, American actor (Carbon Copy; Fun With Dick & Jane; Just Shoot Me!), and banjo player, born in Great Neck, New York (d. 2021)
  • Feb 14 Florence Henderson, American actress (The Brady Bunch - "Carol"), and singer, born in Dale, Indiana (d. 2016)
  • Feb 15 Graham Kennedy, Australian actor "the King of Australian television", born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 2005)
  • Feb 17 Alan Bates, Allestree England, actor (Zorba the Greek, Unmarried Woman)
  • Feb 17 Barry Humphries, Australian comedian, actor and author known for his stage alter egos (Dame Edna Everage, Sir Les Patterson), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Feb 19 Carole Eastman, American screenwriter (d. 2004)
  • Feb 21 Rue McClanahan, Healdton Oklahoma, actress (Maude, Golden Girls)
  • Feb 23 Linda Cristal, Argentinian actress (High Chapparal), born in Buenos Aires, Brazil (d. 2020)
  • Feb 25 Bernard Bresslaw, English comedian (Carry On team), born in London, England (d. 1993)
  • Feb 27 Van Williams, American actor (Green Hornet, Tycoon), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2016)

Weddings in Film & TV

LoveWedding of Interest

Feb 10 British-born actor "North by Northwest" Cary Grant (30) weds "City Lights" actress Virginia Cherrill (26)

Actor Cary Grant
Actor
Cary Grant

LoveWedding of Interest

Feb 19 US entertainer Bob Hope weds fellow entertainer Dolores DeFina

Entertainer and TV Personality Bob Hope
Entertainer and TV Personality
Bob Hope