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 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), 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 actor/singer (Hardy Boys, Breaking Away), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 30 Christopher Cass, Cold Spring Harbor NY, actor (Jack Forbes-Loving)

Weddings in Film & TV


LoveWedding of Interest

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

Film Director, Producer and Actor Sydney Pollack
Film Director, Producer and Actor
Sydney Pollack

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