On This Day

May 1935 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • May 6 KTM-AM in Los Angeles California changes call letters to KEHE (now KABC)

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • May 1 Ann Robinson, American actress
  • May 2 Lance LeGault, American actor (The A-Team), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2012)
  • May 3 Ron Popeil, American inventor and TV personality, born in NYC, New York
  • May 5 Douglas Marland, American soap opera writer (Gen Hospital), born in West Sand Lake, New York (d. 1993)
  • May 7 Kevin O'Connor, actor (Bogie, Special Effects), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • May 8 Salome Jens, actress (From Here to Eternity), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • May 9 Nole "Nokie" Edwards, American surf-rock guitarist (The Ventures) and actor (Deadwood), born in Lahoma, Oklahoma (d. 2018)
  • May 11 Doug McClure, American actor (Checkmate, Virginian, Roots), born in Glendale, California (d. 1995)
  • May 19 David Hartman, Pawtucket RI, TV personality (Good Morning America)
  • May 23 Lasse Strömstedt, Swedish writer and actor, born in Gävle, Sweden (d. 2009)
  • May 25 Victoria Shaw, Australian-American actress (Alvarez Kelly, Westworld), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 1988)
  • May 26 Sheila Steafel, South African-British actress (The 10th Kingdom), born in Johannesburg, South Africa (d. 2019)
  • May 27 Lee Meriwether, Miss America (Time Tunnel, Barnaby Jones), born in Los Angeles, California