January 1964 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Jan 1 KNMT TV channel 12 in Walker, MN (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Jan 1 KTVS TV channel 3 in Sterling, CO (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Jan 19 KFME TV channel 13 in Fargo, North Dakota (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Jan 24 CBS purchases 1964 & 1965 NFL TV rights for $28.2 million
  • Jan 29 NBC purchases AFL 5 year (1965-69) TV rights for $36 million

Film release premierFilm Premier

Jan 29 "Dr Strangelove", directed by Stanley Kubrick and starring Peter Sellers and George C. Scott, premieres

Film Director Stanley Kubrick
Film Director
Stanley Kubrick
Actor and Comedian Peter Sellers
Actor and Comedian
Peter Sellers
Actor George C. Scott
Actor
George C. Scott

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jan 1 DeDee Pfeiffer, actress (Cybill)
  • Jan 1 Juliana Donald, American actress
  • Jan 3 Bruce LaBruce, Canadian filmmaker
  • Jan 6 Mark O'Toole, bassist/drummer (Frankie Goes to Hollywood-Relax)
  • Jan 6 Jacqueline Moore, American wrestler
  • Jan 6 Yuri, Mexican actress and singer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jan 7 Nicolas Cage, American actor (Moonstruck, Racing with the Moon), born in Long Beach, California

  • Jan 10 Krista Tesreau, actress (Tina-OLTL, Silk Stalkings), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Jan 13 Penelope Ann Miller, American actress (Awakenings, Chaplin, Kindergarden Cop), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 14 Mark Addy, British actor
  • Jan 14 Ernest Miller, American wrestler
  • Jan 18 Enrico Lo Verso, Italian actor
  • Jan 20 Victoria Sellers, actress (Crime Zone, Warlords), born in London, England
  • Jan 22 Maria Ellingsen, Reykjavik Iceland, actress (Katrina-Santa Barbara)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jan 23 Mariska Hargitay, American actress (Law and Order: Special Victims Unit), born in Santa Monica, California

  • Jan 25 Chip Foster, actor (Chip & Pepper's Surf's Up Saturday)
  • Jan 25 Pepper Foster, actress (Chip & Pepper's Surf's Up Saturday)
  • Jan 26 Cathy Podewell, American actress (Cally Harper Ewing-Dallas), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • Jan 26 Paul Johansson, American actor
  • Jan 27 Bridget Fonda, American actress (Scandal, Single White Female), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 29 Anna Ryder Richardson, British interior designer and television presenter

Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

Jan 25 Comedian and actor Bill Cosby marries Camille Olivia Hanks

Actor/Comedian Bill Cosby
Actor/Comedian
Bill Cosby

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jan 1 Rika Hopper, Dutch actress (Comedia, Anastasia), dies at about 86
  • Jan 4 Ralph Dumke, American actor (Movieland Quiz), dies at 64
  • Jan 21 Joseph Schildkraut, Austrian actor (Cleopatra, Joseph Schildkraut Presents, Diary of Anne Frank), dies from a heart attack at 68
  • Jan 29 Alan Ladd, actor (Shane), dies at 50 in Palm Springs Calif