On This Day

October 7, 1959 in Film & Television

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Film & TV

Film Release

"Pillow Talk" film directed by Michael Gordon and starring Doris Day and Rock Hudson is first released

Singer and Actress Doris Day
Singer and Actress
Doris Day
Actor Rock Hudson
Rock Hudson

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Dylan Baker, American character actor, born in Syracuse, New York

Simon Cowell

Simon Cowell, English recording executive and television producer (X-Factor, American Idol), born in London, England

Recording Executive Simon Cowell
Recording Executive
Simon Cowell

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Mario Lanza [Alfredo Arnold Cocozza], Italian-American actor and singer (Great Caruso, Toast of New Orleans), dies of a heart attack at 38
1959 in Film & TV