On This Day

July 1943 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Film Premier

Jul 21 "Stormy Weather", directed by Andrew L. Stone, starring Bill Robinson, Lena Horne and Fats Waller (singing "Ain't Misbehavin'") premieres in the US

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jul 3 Kurtwood Smith, American actor (That '70s Show, Robocop), born in New Lisbon, Wisconsin
  • Jul 3 Gary Waldhorn, English actor (To the Camp & Back), born in London

Geraldo Rivera

Jul 4 Geraldo Rivera [Gerald Michael Riviera], American news personality (20/20, Geraldo), born in NYC, New York

  • Jul 7 Joel Siegel, American film critic (d. 2007)
  • Jul 11 Susan Seaforth Hayes, actress (Days of our Life, Young & Restless), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jul 12 Ernie Anastos, American news anchor (WCBS, WABC), born in Nashua, New Hampshire
  • Jul 12 Walter Murch, American film editor and sound engineer (Apocalypse Now), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 13 Danny Lockin, American actor and dancer (Hello Dolly), born in Lanai, Hawaii (d. 1977)
  • Jul 14 Lynn Loring, American actress (Patty-Fair Exchange, Barbara-FBI), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 20 Wendy Richard, English actress (EastEnders), born in Middlesborough, England (d. 2009)
  • Jul 21 David Downing, American actor (Backstairs at the White House), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 21 Edward Herrmann, actor (Day of the Dolphin, Reds), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jul 22 Bobby Sherman, American actor (Here Comes the Brides), pop singer ("Little Woman"), and paramedic, born in Santa Monica, California
  • Jul 25 Janet Margolin, American actress (Take the Money & Run, David & Lisa), born in NYC, New York (d. 1993)

Mick Jagger

Jul 26 Mick Jagger, English rock vocalist, songwriter (Rolling Stones - "Let's Spend the Night Together"; "Sympathy For The Devil"), actor (Performance), and knight, born in Dartford, Kent

  • Jul 26 Peter Hyams, American film director (2010, Capricorn 1, Relic, Timecop), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 27 Stu Gilliam, American actor and comedian (Roll Out, Harris & Company), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2013)
  • Jul 29 Charles Hallahan, actor (Hunter)
  • Jul 29 Roz Kelly, actress (Owl & Pussycat, Happy Days), born in Mt Vernon, New York
  • Jul 31 Susan Flannery, American actress (Leslie Stewart-Dallas), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 31 Sab Shimono, Japanese-American actor (Jackie Chan Adventures), born in Sacramento, California

Weddings in Film & TV

Betty Grable

Jul 5 Actress Betty Grable (26) weds big band leader Harry James (27)

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jul 14 Johannes "Frits" Bakker Sr, Dutch actor, dies at 74
  • Jul 30 Owen Nares [Ramsay], British actor and manager (Maiden Erleigh), dies from a heart attack at 54