On This Day

January 1939 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jan 1 Michèle Mercier, French actress (Angelique, Marquise des Anges.), born in Nice, France
  • Jan 9 Susannah York, English actress (They Shoot Horses, Don't They?, Superman), born in London, England
  • Jan 10 Sal Mineo, American actor (Exodus, Rebel Without a Cause), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 17 Maury Povich, TV host (Current Affair, Maury)/Mr Connie Chung
  • Jan 23 Sonny Chiba, Japanese actor & martial artist, born in Fukuoka, Japan

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jan 10 Jameson Thomas, British actor (Piccadilly, Farmer's Wife), dies from tuberculosis at 50