September 1965 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Sep 4 KREZ TV channel 6 in Durango, CO (CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 6 KLNE TV channel 3 in Lexington, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 10 WUND TV channel 2 in Columbia, NC (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 12 WCEE TV channel 23 in Rockford, IL (CBS) begins broadcasting

Film tv awardsTelevision Awards

Sep 12 17th Emmy Awards: "The Dick Van Dyke Show" & Dick Van Dyke win

Actor, Comedian, Writer and Director Carl Reiner
Actor, Comedian, Writer and Director
Carl Reiner
  • Sep 14 "F-Troop" premieres in the US on ABC
  • Sep 17 WPHL TV channel 17 in Philadelphia, PA (IND) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 17 CBS premiere of WWII sitcom "Hogan's Heroes"

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

Sep 18 TV comedy "Get Smart" created by Mel Brooks and starring Don Adams premieres

Actor & Director Mel Brooks
Actor & Director
Mel Brooks

Film release premierFilm Premier

Sep 18 "I Dream of Jeannie", starring Barbara Eden as a 2,000-year-old genie, and Larry Hagman as an astronaut who becomes her master, premieres on NBC

Actress Barbara Eden
Actress
Barbara Eden
  • Sep 20 WXXW (now WYCC) TV channel 20 in Chicago, IL (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 25 Beatle cartoon show begins in US
  • Sep 29 WLVT TV channel 39 in Allentown, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Sep 2 Partho Sen-Gupta, Indian filmmaker

Person of interestCharlie Sheen

Sep 3 Charlie Sheen, [Carlos Estévez], American actor (Wall St, Platoon), born in NYC, New York

  • Sep 4 Terri Lynn Doss, playmate (Jul, 1988), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 5 Chris Gore, American filmmaker, born in Big Rapids, Michigan
  • Sep 6 John Polson, Australian actor and film director
  • Sep 9 Brenda Epperson, actress (Ashley Abbott-Young & Restless)
  • Sep 10 Allison Daughtry, actress (Guilding Light)
  • Sep 11 Paul Heyman, American wrestling manager
  • Sep 12 Einstein Kristiansen, Norwegian cartoonist, designer and TV host
  • Sep 13 Jeffrey Ross, American Comedian
  • Sep 16 Katy Kurtzman, actress (Lindsay-Dynasty), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Sep 19 Debbye Turner, Miss America (1990)
  • Sep 19 Alexandra Vandernoot, Belgian actress
  • Sep 20 Robert Rusler, actor (Game of Love, Vamp, Thrashin')
  • Sep 26 Alexandra Lencastre, Portuguese actress

Person of interestJill Soloway

Sep 26 Jill Soloway, American writer and director (Afternoon Delight), born in Chicago, Illinois

Television Writer and Director Jill Soloway
Television Writer and Director
Jill Soloway
  • Sep 27 Ricky Fuji, Japanese professional wrestler
  • Sep 30 Kathleen Madigan, American comedian

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Sep 3 Otto Lederer, Austrian actor (The Jazz Singer), dies at 79
  • Sep 7 Catherine Dale Owen, actress (Behind Office Doors), dies at 62
  • Sep 8 Dorothy Dandridge, American actress (Island in the Sun), dies of accidental overdose at 42
  • Sep 10 Robert "Bobby" Jordan, American actor (Dead End Kids, Kid Dynamite, Flying Wild), dies of sclerosis of liver at 42
  • Sep 16 Fred Quimby, American film producer (Tom and Jerry cartoons), dies of a heart attack at 79

Person of interestClara Bow

Sep 27 Clara Bow, US actress (It), dies at 60

Silent Screen Actress Clara Bow
Silent Screen Actress
Clara Bow
  • Sep 28 Eddie Gribbon, actor (Keystone Kops), dies after long illness