February 1958 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Feb 1 WFTV TV channel 9 in Orlando, FL (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Feb 2 WRIK (now WLUZ) TV channel 7 in Ponce, PR (PTC) begins broadcasting
  • Feb 8 KIRO TV channel 7 in Seattle, WA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Feb 11 WTVC TV channel 9 in Chattanooga, TN (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Feb 17 WETV (now WPBA) TV channel 30 in Atlanta, GA (PBS) begins broadcasting

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Feb 22 15th Golden Globes: "The Bridge on the River Kwai", Alec Guinness, & Joanne Woodward win


Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Feb 1 Jackie Shroff, Indian actor
  • Feb 3 Lizzie Borden, director/writer (Love Crimes, Working Girls)
  • Feb 4 Mary Ann Pascal, actress (Samantha-Brothers)
  • Feb 6 Barry Miller, actor (Fame, Peggy Sue Got Married), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 7 Michele Drake, La Jolplaymate (May, 1979), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 8 "Sensational" Sherri Martel, American professional wrestler (WWF), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2007)
  • Feb 11 Michael Jackson, controller (BBC2)
  • Feb 12 Ruth Guerri, US-Italian nude model (July, 1983), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Feb 13 Pernilla August, Swedish actress
  • Feb 13 Tip Tipping, British actor and stuntman (d. 1993)
  • Feb 14 Perry Stephens, Frankfurt Germany, actor (Loving, All My Children)
  • Feb 16 Ice-T [Tracy Marrow], American rapper and actor (New Jack City, Tank Girl, Crazy Six), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Feb 16 Lisa Loring, actress (As the World Turns, Wednesday-Addams Family)
  • Feb 17 Heidi Hagman, actress (Linda-Archie Bunker's Place)
  • Feb 20 Carol Ficatier, Auscene France, playmate (December, 1985)
  • Feb 20 James Wilby, Burma, actor (Howards End, Maurice)
  • Feb 21 Jack Coleman, Easton Pa, actor (Steven Carrington-Dynasty)
  • Feb 23 Lorraine Michaels, English playmate (April, 1981), born in Canterbury
  • Feb 24 Susan Scannell, actress (Nicole-Dynasty), born in Lexington, Massachusetts
  • Feb 26 Jeff Fithian, actor (Trevor Nash-Please Don't Eat the Daisies)
  • Feb 26 Joe Fithian, actor (Tracey Nash-Please Don't Eat the Daisies)
  • Feb 26 Greg Germann, American actor
  • Feb 28 Jeanne Mas, French singer and actress

Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

Feb 15 Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully (30) weds model Joan (not the actress) Crawford in California

Sportscaster Vin Scully
Sportscaster
Vin Scully

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Feb 7 Walter Kingsford, British actor (Carefree, My Favorite Blonde), dies at 76
  • Feb 10 Billy Vine, actor (54th Street Revue), dies at 42
  • Feb 20 Thurston Hall, American actor (Roaming Lady, In Society), dies at 75