April 1960 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Apr 2 KPEC TV channel 56 in Lakewood Center-Tacoma, WA (PBS) 1st broadcast

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Apr 4 32nd Academy Awards: "Ben-Hur", Charlton Heston & Simone Signoret win

  • Apr 28 WIPM TV channel 3 in Mayaguez, PR (PBS) begins broadcasting

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Apr 1 Michael Praed, British actor
  • Apr 4 Jonathan Agnew, Macclesfield, Cheshire, English cricket broadcaster
  • Apr 4 Hugo Weaving, Nigerian-born English-Australian actor
  • Apr 8 John Schneider, American actor
  • Apr 10 Julie Fulton, actress (Lime Steel), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • Apr 14 Brian Forster, rocker (Partridge Family Drums)
  • Apr 19 Nicoletta Braschi, Italian actress (The Tiger and the Snow)
  • Apr 24 Paula Yates, English TV personality (The Big Breakfast), born in London (d. 2000)
  • Apr 25 Bruce Redman, Australian film producer
  • Apr 29 Joseph Guzaldo, actor (Stir Crazy), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Apr 29 Caveh Zahedi, American filmmaker

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Apr 5 Alma Kruger, actor (Made For Each Other), dies at 88
  • Apr 24 John P "John" Musch, actor/founder (JM), dies at 84
  • Apr 25 Hope Emerson, actress (I Married Joan, Peter Gunn), dies at 62