January 1965 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


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Jan 1 American actor George Murphy begins his term as Senator of California

Actor and Senator George Murphy
Actor and Senator
George Murphy
  • Jan 10 WKBD TV channel 50 in Detroit, MI (IND) begins broadcasting
  • Jan 12 "Hullabaloo" premieres on NBC-TV
  • Jan 16 "Outer Limits" last airs on ABC-TV
  • Jan 20 The Beatles appear on Shindig (ABC-TV)
  • Jan 23 "King Family Show" (musical variety) premieres on ABC TV

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jan 4 Julia Ormond, English actress (Sabrina, Legends of the Fall), born in London, England
  • Jan 4 Yvan Attal, French actor and director, born in Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Jan 4 Rick Hearst, American actor (General Hospital), born in Howard Beach, New York
  • Jan 5 Vinnie Jones, English-born Welsh footballer and actor, born in Watford, United Kingdom
  • Jan 6 Konnan, Cuban-born professional wrestler, born in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
  • Jan 8 Michelle Forbes [Guajardo], American actress (True Blood, Guiding Light, Star Trek: The Next Generation), born in Austin, Texas
  • Jan 9 Joely Richardson, English actress (Body Contact, Wetherby), born in London, England
  • Jan 10 Butch Hartman, American animator, born in Highland Park, Michigan
  • Jan 11 Loredana Romito, Benevento Italy, model/actress (Fatal Temptation)
  • Jan 11 Olivia Barash, actress (Laura-Out of the Blue), born in Miami, Florida
  • Jan 12 Rob Zombie, American musician & filmmaker, born in Haverhill, Massachusetts
  • Jan 13 Bill Bailey, British comedian (Black Books, QI), born in bath, England
  • Jan 14 Desiree Nosbusch, Luxembourgish actress (The Fan), born in Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
  • Jan 14 Jemma Redgrave, English actress (Buddha of Suburbia), born in London, England
  • Jan 15 James Nesbitt, Northern Irish actor, born in Ballymena, United Kingdom
  • Jan 18 Dave Attell, American writer & comedian, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jan 22 Diane Lane, American actress (The Perfect Storm, Lady Beware, Lonesome Dove), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 22 Brian McCardie, Scottish actor, born in Bellshill, United Kingdom
  • Jan 22 Chintara Sukapatana, Thai actress, born in Phra Pradaeng District, Thailand
  • Jan 24 Carlos Saldanha, Brazilian film director
  • Jan 26 Allison Hossack, Manitoba, actress (Olivia-Another World)
  • Jan 27 Alan Cumming, Scottish actor
  • Jan 28 Lynda Boyd, American actress
  • Jan 30 Julie McCullough, American actress (Growing Pains), and Playboy playmate (Feb 86) born in Honolulu, Hawaii

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jan 3 Julius Tannen, comedian, dies at 84
  • Jan 5 Neil Craig, actor (Calling Dr Kildare), dies at 73
  • Jan 19 Frank Reicher, German-American actor (King Kong, Son of Kong), dies at 89
  • Jan 21 Harvey Zorbaugh, doctor/TV host (Play the Game), dies at 68
  • Jan 29 John Larkin, American actor (Saints & Sinners, The Satan Bug, 12 O'Clock High), dies of heart attack at 52