January 1960 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 28 "The Goon Show"'s final episode on BBC radio

Comedian and author Spike Milligan
Comedian and author
Spike Milligan

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jan 1 Michael David Morrison, actor (Caleb Snyder-As the World Turns)
  • Jan 3 Sandeep Marwah Founder of Film City, Noida, India
  • Jan 4 April Winchell, American actress
  • Jan 6 Nigella Lawson, English chef and writer
  • Jan 7 David Marciano, American actor (Det Ray Vecchio-Due South), born in Newark New Jersey
  • Jan 7 Tierre Turner, American actor (Waverly Wonders, Cop & the Kid), born in Detroit Michigan
  • Jan 8 Jolanda Egger, Playboy playmate (June, 1983), born in Lucerne, Switzerland
  • Jan 12 Oliver Platt, Canadian actor
  • Jan 13 Kevin Anderson, American actor (Hoffa, Sleeping with the Enemy), born in Gurnee Illinois
  • Jan 15 Kelly Asbury, American director and actor
  • Jan 17 Chatchai Plengpanich, Thai actor
  • Jan 18 Mark Rylance [David Mark Rylance Waters], English actor (Bridge of Spies) and theatre director, born in Ashford, Kent

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jan 22 Michael Hutchence, Australian rock vocalist/actor (INXS, Dogs in Space), born in Sydney, New South Wales (d. 1997)

INXS rocker Michael Hutchence
INXS rocker
Michael Hutchence
  • Jan 23 Misha Mck, American actress (Gerri-Me & Mrs C), born in East Orange New Jersey
  • Jan 26 Road Warrior Animal, American professional wrestler
  • Jan 28 John Caliri, American actor (Vinnie-Square Pegs, Double Trouble), born in Providence Rhode Island
  • Jan 29 Matthew Ashford, American actor (Jack Devaraux-Days of Our Lives), born in Davenport Iowa
  • Jan 29 Gia Carangi, American model (d. 1986)
  • Jan 30 Tony O'Dell, American actor (Alan Pinkard-Head of the Class), born in Pasadena California

Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

Jan 22 Comedic actor Bob Denver (25) weds Maggie Ryan in California

Actor Bob Denver
Actor
Bob Denver
  • Jan 31 Songwriter Adolph Green marries actress/singer Phyllis Newman in NYC

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jan 1 Margaret Sullavan, American actress (Three Comrades), dies of barbiturate overdose at 48
  • Jan 2 Cees [Cornelis J] Laseur, Dutch actor/dir (Hague Comedy), dies at 60
  • Jan 20 Matt Moore, Irish-American actor and director (Coquette, Deluge), dies at 72
  • Jan 24 John Miljan, American actor (The Ten Commandments, Possessed, Final Extra, Susan Lenox), dies at 67
  • Jan 25 Diana Barrymore, actress (Ladies Courageous), dies at 38
  • Jan 29 Louis Jean Heydt, actor (Joe-Waterfront), dies at 54
  • Jan 31 Lowell Gilmore, actor (Calcutta, Roadblock), dies at 53