July 1939 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Jul 7 "The Rules of the Game", French film directed by Jean Renoir, starring Nora Gregor and Paulette Dubost, premieres in Paris

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Jul 13 Frank Sinatra makes his recording debut

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jul 1 Karen Black, American actress (5 Easy Pieces, Pyx), (d. 2013)
  • Jul 4 Ed Bernard, actor (Joe-Police Woman, Jim-White Shadow), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 10 Lawrence Pressman, Ky, actor (Man From Atlantis, Hellstrom Chronicle)
  • Jul 12 Phillip Adams, Australian broadcaster and journalist
  • Jul 14 Sid Haig, American actor
  • Jul 15 Patrick Wayne, actor (Rounder, Shirley, Beyond Atlantis), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 16 Corin Redgrave, Brtish actor (Excalibur, A Man For All Seasons), born in London (d. 2010)
  • Jul 16 Mary Parkinson, British broadcaster, born in Doncaster, West Riding
  • Jul 17 AndrĂ©e Champagne, French Canadian actress and politician
  • Jul 22 Gila Almagor, Israeli actress
  • Jul 27 Irv Cross, NFL sportscaster (CBS-TV)
  • Jul 27 James Victor, Puerto Rico, actor (Boulevard Night, Streets of LA)
  • Jul 30 Peter Bogdanovich, director and producer (Last Picture Show), born in Kingston, New York
  • Jul 31 France Nuyen, Vietnamese-French actress (St Elsewhere, Diamond Head), born in Marseilles, France