On This Day

September 1958 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Sep 2 KAYS TV channel 7 in Hays, KS (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 5 1st color video recording on magnetic tape presented, Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Sep 5 WKPC TV channel 15 in Louisville, Kentucky (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 6 Mary Ann Mobley (Miss), 21, crowned 31st Miss America 1959
  • Sep 10 WJCT TV channel 7 in Jacksonville, FL (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 14 WTAE TV channel 4 in Pittsburgh, PA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 22 KTVK TV channel 3 in Phoenix, AZ (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 29 "Studio One" TV Anthology Drama last airs on CBS-TV
  • Sep 29 "Texan" debuts on CBS-TV

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Sep 1 Armi Aavikko, Finnish beauty queen (Miss Finland, 1977), and pop singer, born in Helsinki, Finland) (d. 2002)
  • Sep 4 Shiro Koshinaka, Japanese wrestler (WAR/NJPW), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Sep 6 Jeff Foxworthy, American comedian (Jeff Foxworthy-The Jeff Foxworthy Show), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Sep 6 Michael Winslow, American actor and comedian (Police Academy), born in Spokane, Washington
  • Sep 8 Mitsuru Miyamoto, Japanese voice actor (Ougai Mori-Bungo Stray Dogs), born in Osaka, Japan
  • Sep 11 Scott Patterson, American actor (Luke Danes-Gilmore Girls), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 11 Roxann Dawson, American actress (B'Elanna Torres-Star Trek: Voyager), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 11 Phoef Sutton, American television writer and producer
  • Sep 12 Gregg Edelman, American actor (Green Card), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 13 Ann Dusenberry, American actress (Jaws 2, Lies, Basic Training), born in Tucson, Arizona
  • Sep 15 Wendie Jo Sperber, American actress (Wanna Hold Your Hand, Bossom Buddies, Back to the Future), born in Hollywood, California (d. 2005)
  • Sep 16 Jennifer Tilly, American actress (Let it Ride, Off Beat, Psycho II), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 19 Kevin Hooks, American actor (Sounder; Aaron Loves Angela; The White Shadow), and director (Passenger 57), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 24 Kevin Sorbo, American actor (Hercules Legendary Journeys, Andromeda), born in Mound, Minnesota
  • Sep 25 Michael Madsen, American actor (Reservoir Dogs, Straight Talk), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 27 Shaun Cassidy, American singer ("Da Doo Ron Ron"), actor (Hardy Boys), television writer and producer (American Gothic; New Amsterdam), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 30 Christopher Cass, Cold Spring Harbor NY, actor (Jack Forbes-Loving)

Weddings in Film & TV

Sydney Pollack

Sep 22 Film director Sydney Pollack (24) weds actress Claire Bradley Griswold (22)

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Sep 26 Carl Brisson, Danish actor (Ship Cafe, Ring, Song of Soho, Murder at the Vanities), dies of jaundice at 64