On This Day

February 1935 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Film release premierFilm Premier

Feb 22 "The Little Colonel" premieres starring Shirley Temple, Lionel Barrymore and Bill Robinson, featuring famous stair dance with Hollywood's first interracial dance couple

Actress and Diplomat Shirley Temple
Actress and Diplomat
Shirley Temple
Tap Dancer and Actor Bill Robinson
Tap Dancer and Actor
Bill Robinson
Actor Lionel Barrymore
Actor
Lionel Barrymore

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

Feb 27 7th Academy Awards: "It Happened One Night", Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert win


Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Feb 12 Gene McDaniels, American vocalist (A Hundred Pounds Of Clay), songwriter (I Feel Like Making Love) and actor (Young Swingers), born in Kansas City, Kansas ( d. 2011)
  • Feb 14 Christine CT "Christel" Adelaar, Dutch actress (Pipo the Clown)
  • Feb 16 Brian Bedford, English actor (Anthony-Coronet Blue), born in Morley, West Yorkshire (d. 2016)
  • Feb 16 Salvatore "Sonny" Bono, American actor, musician, vocalist, (Sonny & Cher) and politician (Rep-R-Ca, 1995-98), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1998)
  • Feb 17 Christina Pickles, UK-born American actress
  • Feb 21 Mark McManus, Scottish actor (Taggart, Nightstick, 2000 Weeks, 12th Night), born in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire