On This Day

September 1944 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Sep 28 1st TV Musical comedy (The Boys from Boise)

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Sep 4 Jennifer Salt, American actress (Sisters, Soap, Wedding Party), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 5 Rod Arrants, American actor (Vamping, Ape, Young & Restless), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 6 Linda Kaye Henning, American actress (Betty Joe-Petticoat Junction), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 6 Swoosie Kurtz, American actress (Slap Shot, Garp, Sisters), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Sep 13 Jacqueline Bisset, English actress (Class, Deep, Secrets), born in Weybridge, Surrey, England
  • Sep 14 Joey Heatherton, American dancer and actress (Bluebeard), born in Rockville Center, New York
  • Sep 18 Rocío Jurado, Spanish singer and actress, born in Chipiona, Spain (d. 2006)
  • Sep 20 Jeremy Child, English actor (Privilege, Taffin), born in Woking, Surrey, England
  • Sep 21 Fannie Flagg, American actress and comediene (Candid Camera), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Sep 21 Susan Maureen Fleetwood, Scotland, actress (Krays, Sacrifice)
  • Sep 24 Diana Körner, German actress (Barry Lyndon), born in Wolmirsleben, Germany

Person of interestMichael Douglas

Sep 25 Michael Douglas, American actor (Coma, Wall St, Jewel of the Nile), born in New Brunswick, New Jersey

  • Sep 26 Victoria Vetri, American model and Playboy playmate (Sep 1967, Playmate of the Year 1968), convicted of manslaughter, born in San Francisco, California
  • Sep 26 Anne Robinson, English television host (The Weakest Link), born in Crosby, Lancashire, England
  • Sep 28 Matthew Cowles, American soap actor (Eban Japes-Loving, Billy-All My Children), born in New York, (d. 2014)
  • Sep 29 Torben Jensen, Danish actor (Taxa, Hayfever, Watch Me Fly, Guldregn)

Weddings in Film & TV


LoveWedding of Interest

Sep 6 Actor Yul Brynner (24) weds actress Virginia Gilmore (25) at the Los Angeles County Courthouse


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Sep 13 W. Heath Robinson, English illustrator and cartoonist (Don Quixote), dies at 72