On This Day

September 1960 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Sep 14 KERA TV channel 13 in Dallas, TX (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 20 WFSU TV channel 11 in Tallahassee, FL (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 28 "Millionaire" last airs on CBS-TV
  • Sep 28 "Queen For A Day" moves to ABC-TV
  • Sep 29 "Johnny Ringo" TV Western Drama; last airs on CBS-TV
  • Sep 29 "My Three Sons" starring Fred MacMurray, debuts on ABC-TV
  • Sep 29 "Outlaws" TV Western Drama; debuts on NBC-TV

Television Premiere

Sep 30 "The Flintstones" the first animated sitcom created by Hanna-Barbera premieres on ABC in the US


Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Sep 4 Damon Wayans, American actor and comedian (In Living Color, SNL), born in New York City, New York
  • Sep 7 Andrew Voss, Australian television personality (Fox League), born in Sydney, Australia

Hugh Grant

Sep 9 Hugh Grant, English actor (4 Weddings and a Funeral, Bridget Jones' Diary), born in London, England

Colin Firth

Sep 10 Colin Firth, English actor (Bridget Jones' Diary, The King's Speech), born in Grayshott Hampshire

  • Sep 10 Miranda Wilson, American actress (Sandra-Santa Barbara), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Sep 12 Road Warrior Animal [Joseph Laurinaitis], American pro wrestler (3 x WWE Tag Team C'ship; WWE Hall of Fame), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2020)
  • Sep 13 Greg Baldwin, American voiceover actor (Avatar: The Last Airbender), born in Grants, New Mexico
  • Sep 14 Anthony Addabbo, American actor (Jason-Generations), born in Coral Gables, Florida (d. 2016)
  • Sep 14 Melissa Leo, American actress (All My Children), born in Manhattan, New York
  • Sep 14 Callum Keith Rennie, British-Canadian actor, born in Sunderland, England
  • Sep 15 Scott Thompson Baker, American actor (Gen Hosp, All My Children), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Sep 17 Kevin Clash, American puppeteer (Sesame Street, 1984-2012 - "Elmo"), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Sep 21 David James Elliott, Canadian actor (Seinfeld, Lt Harmon Rabb-Jag), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Sep 25 Sonia Benezra, Canadian television host, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Sep 30 Susan Keith, actress (Shana Vochek-Loving)

Divorces in Film & TV

Christopher Plummer

Sep 2 Actress Tammy Grimes (26) divorces actor Christopher Plummer (30) after 4 years of marriage

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Sep 6 Jimmy Savo, comedian (Through the Crystal Ball), dies at 65
  • Sep 23 Kathlyn Williams, actress (Single Man), dies of heart attack at 72