November 1960 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Nov 7 KNRR TV channel 12 in Pembina, ND (IND) begins broadcasting
  • Nov 13 Fire in movie theater kills 152 children in Amude, Spain
  • Nov 23 Tinseltown dedicated its Walk of Fame at Hollywood Blvd & Vine St
  • Nov 25 "Amos 'n' Andy" made its last broadcast on CBS radio
  • Nov 25 CBS ends last 4 radio soap operas (Ma Perkins, Right to Happiness, Young Dr Malone & 2nd Mrs Burton) & cancels 4 other series
  • Nov 27 CBS radio cancels "Have Gun Will Travel"
  • Nov 28 CBS radio expands hourly news coverage from 5 to 10 minutes

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Nov 1 Elizabeth Dennehy, actress (Guiding Light) [or Oct 1]
  • Nov 2 Robert Harold Lohr, PGA golfer (1988 Walt Disney), born in Cincinnati, Ohio

Person of interestTilda Swinton

Nov 5 Tilda Swinton, British actress (We Need to Talk About Kevin, The Chronicles of Narnia), born in London, England

Actress Tilda Swinton
Actress
Tilda Swinton
  • Nov 6 Lance Kerwin, American actor (Salem's Lot, Enemy Mine, Outbreak), born in Newport Beach, California
  • Nov 6 Michael Cerveris, American actor (Fun Home), born in Bethesda, Maryland
  • Nov 8 Oleg Menshikov, Russian actor
  • Nov 8 Michael Nyqvist, Swedish actor (Girl with A Dragon Tattoo), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Nov 10 Neil Gaiman, English writer of graphic novels, films and fiction (American Gods, The Graveyard Book, The Ocean at the End of the Lane), born in Portchester, Hampshire, England
  • Nov 11 Peter Parros, American actor
  • Nov 11 Stanley Tucci, American actor and director
  • Nov 13 Neil Flynn, American actor
  • Nov 14 Tom Judson, American actor and composer

Person of interestRuPaul

Nov 17 RuPaul [Andre Charles], American drag queen, actor, singer and TV personality (RuPaul's Drag Race), born in San Diego, California

Actor, Singer and Drag Queen RuPaul
Actor, Singer and Drag Queen
RuPaul
  • Nov 18 Elizabeth Perkins, American actress (About Last Night, Big), born in Queens, New York
  • Nov 19 Miss Elizabeth [Hulette], American pro wrestling valet (Randy Savage), born in Frankfort, Kentucky (d. 2003)
  • Nov 20 Marc Labrèche, Canadian actor and television host
  • Nov 22 Léos Carax, French film director
  • Nov 24 Amanda Wyss, American actress
  • Nov 28 Deneice Lewis, model, born in Lynchburg, Virginia

Person of interestCathy Moriarty

Nov 29 Cathy Moriarty, American actress (Raging Bull, Bless This House), born in The Bronx, New York

  • Nov 30 Rich Fields, American television personality

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Nov 13 US Entertainer Sammy Davis Jr marries Swedish actress May Britt (divorced 1968)

HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 27 Actress Lana Turner marries for the 6th time to Frederick May

Actress Lana Turner
Actress
Lana Turner

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Nov 3 Paul Willis, American actor (The Little Lumberjack, Little Kaintuck), dies at 59
  • Nov 5 Mack Sennett, director and producer (Keystone Cops), dies
  • Nov 5 Ward Bond, American actor (Wagon Train, It's a Wonderful Life), dies of a heart attack at 57
  • Nov 14 Walter Catlett, American actor (Climax, Front Page, Tale of 2 Cities), dies of a stroke at 71

Person of interestClark Gable

Nov 16 Clark Gable, actor (Gone With the Wind), dies at 59

  • Nov 19 Phyllis Haver, actress (Don Juan), commits suicide at 61