October 1963 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

Oct 6 Barbra Streisand appears on "Judy Garland Show"

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand
Actress Judy Garland
Actress
Judy Garland

Film release premierFilm Premier

Oct 10 "From Russia With Love" 2nd James Bond film based on a novel by Ian Fleming, starring Sean Connery and Daniela Bianchi, premieres in London

  • Oct 14 WGHP TV channel 8 in Greensboro-High Point, NC (ABC) begins
  • Oct 20 WITV TV channel 7 in Charleston, South Carolina (PBS) begins broadcasting

Music ConcertThe Beatles on Ed Sullivan

Oct 31 Ed Sullivan witnesses Beatles & their fans at London Airport
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The Beatles with TV host Ed Sullivan during their first appearance on his show in February 1964
The Beatles with TV host Ed Sullivan during their first appearance on his show in February 1964

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Oct 1 Beth Chamberlin, Danville Vt, actress (Beth Spaulding-Guiding Light)
  • Oct 5 Sophie Favier, Lyon France, actress (Sans Interdits)

Person of interestElisabeth Shue

Oct 6 Elisabeth Shue, American actress (Cocktail, Back to the Future Part II), born in Wilmington, Delaware

  • Oct 6 Jsu Garcia, American actor
  • Oct 10 Anita Mui, Hong Kong Cantopop singer and actress, "Madonna of the East", born in Hong Kong (d. 2003)
  • Oct 12 Satoshi Kon, Japanese anime film director, born in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan (d. 2010)
  • Oct 16 Missy Hyatt, wrestling manager (WCW, ECW), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Oct 17 Norm MacDonald, Canadian comedian
  • Oct 23 Allison Shearmur [Allison Ivy Brecker], American film executive and producer (Star Wars, The Hunger Games, Jason Bourne), born in NYC, New York (d. 2018)
  • Oct 25 Tracy Nelson, California, American actress (Glitter, Square Pegs, Father Dowling)
  • Oct 26 Tom Cavanagh, Canadian actor/producer (Ed, Scrubs), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Oct 27 Deborah Moore, actress (Danielle-Day of Our Lives), born in London, England
  • Oct 27 Marla Maples, American actress (Will Rogers Follies), ex-wife of Donald Trump, born in Dalton, Georgia
  • Oct 28 Lauren Holly, actress (Picket Fences), born in Bristol, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 30 Kristina Malandro Wagner, actress (Felicia Jones-General Hospital)
  • Oct 30 Michael Beach, American actor
  • Oct 31 Dermot Mulroney, American actor (Samantha, Sunset, Long Gone), born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • Oct 31 Rob Schneider, American actor (Saturday Night Live, Jamie Coleman-Men Behaving Badly), born in San Francisco, California

Weddings in Film & TV


LoveWedding of Interest

Oct 26 Actress Elizabeth Montgomery (30) weds director-producer William Asher (42) in El Paso, Texas


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Oct 7 Grace Darmond, silent screen actress (Below the Surface), dies at 69
  • Oct 7 Gustaf Gründgens, German actor and director (M, Faust, A Glass of Water), dies from an internal hemorrhage at 63
  • Oct 24 Beverly Wills, actress (Beverly-I Married Joan), dies at 29
  • Oct 29 Adolphe Menjou, actor (Front Page, Star is Born), dies at 73
  • Oct 31 Henry Daniell, British actor (The Great Dictator, Camille, Philadelphia Story, Body Snatchers), dies at 69