September 1960 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Film release premierFilm Release

Sep 8 Nationwide release (US) of Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho" starring Anthony Perkins and Janet Leigh

  • 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Animator Joseph Barbera
Animator
Joseph Barbera
Animator William Hanna
Animator
William Hanna

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Sep 4 Damon Wayans, actor/comedian (In Living Color, Major Payne, Blankman)
  • Sep 4 Peter Virgile, soap actor (Hostage, Popeye Doyle)
  • Sep 7 Andrew Voss, Australian television personality (Fox League), born in Sydney, Australia

Person of interestColin Firth

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

  • Sep 10 Miranda Wilson, Nebraska, actress (Sandra-Santa Barbara)
  • 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, actor (Gen Hosp, All My Children), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Sep 15 Kevin Allen, Welsh actor
  • Sep 17 Terry Nihen, playmate (December, 1983), born in Concord, Massachusetts
  • Sep 19 Julianna Young, American model and Playmate (Nov, 1993), born in Fort Campbell, Kentucky
  • Sep 21 David James Elliott, Canadian actor (Seinfeld, Lt Harmon Rabb-Jag), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Sep 25 Sonia Benezra, Canadian television host
  • Sep 30 Susan Keith, actress (Shana Vochek-Loving)

Divorces in Film & TV


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

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