October 1958 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Oct 5 KRTV TV channel 3 in Great Falls, MT (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Oct 8 KCMT TV channel 7 in Alexandria, MN (CBS/NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Oct 12 WJRT TV channel 12 in Flint, MI (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Oct 27 WEDU TV channel 3 in Tampa-St Petersburg, FL (PBS) begins broadcasting

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Oct 1 Michelle Bauer, [Medvitz], California, actress (One Million Heels BC)
  • Oct 3 Karen Morton Palmdale CA, playmate (Jul, 1978)
  • Oct 4 Anneka Rice, Dutch TV hostess
  • Oct 5 Shell Kepler [Michelle Alaine Kepler], American actress (General Hospital), born in Painesville, Ohio (d. 2008)
  • Oct 7 Kim Morris, playmate (Mar, 1986), born in San Diego, California
  • Oct 7 Judy Landers, American actress (BJ & the Bear, Madame's Place), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 9 Michael Pare, American actor
  • Oct 10 J Eddie Peck, Joplin Missouri, actor (Bold & Beautiful-Cole Howard)
  • Oct 10 Tanya Tucker, Seminole Tx, country singer/actress (Follow that Car)
  • Oct 15 Jayne Modean, actress (Nurse Hooter-Trauma Center), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Oct 16 Tim Robbins, actor (Bull Durham, Shawshank Redemption), born in West Covina, California
  • Oct 17 Gig Gangel Harlingen TX, playmate (Jan, 1980)
  • Oct 18 Corinne Bohrer, American actress
  • Oct 19 John Bloom, [Joe Bob Briggs], drive-in movie critic
  • Oct 19 Tiriel Mora, Australian actor
  • Oct 19 Lou Briel, Puerto Rican singer and actor
  • Oct 20 Eric Scott, actor (Ben-Waltons), born in Hollywood, California
  • Oct 20 Valerie Faris, American film director
  • Oct 20 Viggo Mortensen, American Actor (Lord of the Rings, The Road), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 25 Mark Miller, actor (Search for Grace, Love Field), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Oct 30 Kevin Pollak, comedian (Usual Suspects, Grumpy Old Men), born in San Francisco, California
  • Oct 30 Stefan Dennis, Australian actor

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Oct 12 Ed Hinton, actor (Henderson-I Lived 3 Lives), dies at 30
  • Oct 12 Gordon Griffith, American actor, director, and producer (b. 1907)
  • Oct 15 John Hamilton, American actor (Superman), dies at 61
  • Oct 24 Esther Delterne, Flemish actress/revue-artists, dies at 81