On This Day

August 2, 1967 in Film & Television

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Film & TV


Film release premierFilm Premier

"In the Heat of the Night" directed by Norman Jewison, based on John Ball's novel of the same name, starring Sidney Poitier and Rod Steiger premieres in New York (Academy Awards Best Picture 1968)


Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Aline Brosh McKenna, American screenwriter, born in France
  • Derek Wells, American actor (Fitzpatricks), born in Los Angeles, California