On This Day

February 1967 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Feb 1 WCLP TV channel 18 in Chatsworth, GA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Feb 5 "Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour" premieres on CBS (later ABC, NBC)

Golden Globes

Feb 15 24th Golden Globes: A Man for All Seasons, Paul Scofield, & Anouk Aimee win


Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Feb 3 Dave Benson-Phillips, Children's TV Presenter
  • Feb 5 Chris Parnell, American actor, born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Feb 7 Sharla Cheung Man, Hong Kong actress (All For the Winner), born in Shanghai, China
  • Feb 8 Yuki Ishikawa, Japanese wrestler (NJPW), born in Odawara, Kanagawa, Japan

Laura Dern

Feb 10 Laura Dern, American actress (Jurassic Park, Mask, Smooth Talk), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Feb 10 Armand Serrano, Filipino animator, born in Manila, Philippines
  • Feb 15 Michael Easton, American actor (General Hospital, Ally McBeal), born in Long Beach, California
  • Feb 17 Chanté Moore, American R&B singer, actress and author (Precious), born in San Francisco, California
  • Feb 18 Tracey Edmonds, American film & television producer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 19 Benicio Del Toro, Puerto Rico, actor (Licence to Kill, Usual Suspects)
  • Feb 20 Andrew Shue, American actor (Melrose Place)
  • Feb 20 Lili Taylor, actress (Ransom, Short Cuts)
  • Feb 20 Kath Soucie, American voice actress (Rugrats, The Real Ghostbusters, Sonic the Hedgehog), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Feb 22 Alf Poier, Austrian comedian, born in Judenburg, Austria
  • Feb 23 Tamsin Greig, English actress, born in Maidstone, United Kingdom
  • Feb 25 Kang-ho Song, South Korean actor (Parasite), born in Gimhae, South Korea
  • Feb 26 Currie Graham, Canadian actor, born in Hamilton, Canada

Weddings in Film & TV

Raquel Welch

Feb 14 Actress Raquel Welch (26) weds director Patrick Curtis in Paris

Bettie Page

Feb 14 Model Bettie Page (43) weds lineman Harry Lear

Vidal Sassoon

Feb 16 Hairdresser and businessman Vidal Sassoon (39) weds actress Beverly Adams (21)


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Feb 3 Winifred Kingston, British silent screen actress (The Squaw Man, Davy Crockett), dies at 72
  • Feb 6 Martine Carol [Maryse Mopurer], French actress (Lola Montèsm, Trente et quarante), dies of heart attack at 46
  • Feb 13 Forough Farrokhzad, Iranian pre-eminent poet and film director, dies in a car crash at 32
  • Feb 14 James Schneider, American actor (The Key to Yesterday, Keystone Kops), dies at 85
  • Feb 14 Sig Ruman [Siegfried Albon Rumann], German-American actor (Schultz-Life With Luigi), dies at 82
  • Feb 15 Antonio Moreno, Spanish actor and director (It, Careers), dies at 79
  • Feb 16 (Lester) "Smiley" Burnette [Burnett], American country music performer, singer-songwriter ("Ridin' Down the Canyon (To Watch the Sun Go Down)"), and actor (Petticoat Junction - "Charlie"), dies of leukemia at 55
  • Feb 22 Joe Forte, actor (Horwitz-Life With Luigi), dies at 70
  • Feb 24 Franz Waxman [Wachsmann], German-American film score composer (Rebecca; Sunset Boulevard; A Place In The Sun), dies of cancer at 60
  • Feb 25 John Griggs, actor (Joey Bishop Show), dies at 57
  • Feb 26 Harry McNaughton, comedian (It Pays to be Ignorant), dies at 70