On This Day

August 27, 1964 in Film & Television

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Film & TV

  • 25th Venice Film Festival: "Red Desert" directed by Michelangelo Antonioni wins Golden Lion

Film release premierFilm Premier

Walt Disney's "Mary Poppins" directed by Robert Stevenson, starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke premieres in Los Angeles

Actress and Singer Julie Andrews
Actress and Singer
Julie Andrews
Animator Walt Disney
Walt Disney
Actor Dick Van Dyke
Dick Van Dyke

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Frankie Thorn, American actress

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Gracie Allen, American actress and comedienne (Burns & Allen), dies at 62
1964 in Film & TV