On This Day

January 1967 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Jan 1 WABW TV channel 14 in Pelham, GA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Jan 3 WJAN TV channel 17 in Canton, OH (IND) begins broadcasting
  • Jan 5 KLXA (now KTBN) TV channel 40 in Fontana-San Ana, CA (IND) begins
  • Jan 6 "Milton Berle Show" last airs on ABC-TV
  • Jan 6 KHTV TV channel 39 in Houston, TX (IND) begins broadcasting
  • Jan 12 NBC premiers the colorized remake of "Dragnet"

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

Jan 13 Rolling Stones appear again on the Ed Sullivan Show

TV Host Ed Sullivan
TV Host
Ed Sullivan
  • Jan 29 WDAZ TV channel 8 in Devils Lake, ND (NBC) begins broadcasting

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jan 1 Juanma Bajo Ulloa, Spanish film director
  • Jan 2 Tia Carrere [Althea Janairo], American actress (Wayne's World, True Lies), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Jan 2 Jón Gnarr, Icelandic comedian
  • Jan 4 Marina Orsini, Canadian actress, born in Ville-Émard, Montreal
  • Jan 5 J. H. Wyman, American film producer & director (Almost Human), born in Oakland, California
  • Jan 5 Ricky Paull Goldin, American actor (Doug-Hail to the Chief, Another World), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jan 5 Joe Flanigan, American actor, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 7 Mark Lamarr, British comedian & broadcaster, born in Swindon, United Kingdom
  • Jan 7 Irrfan Khan, Indian film producer & actor (Paan Singh Tomar, Slumdog Millionaire, Life of Pi), born in Jaipur, India
  • Jan 10 Trini Alvarado, American actress (Frighteners), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 11 Jeff Bankett, actor (Tyler-1 Life to Live), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 12 Farrah Forke, American actress (Dweebs, Mr Rhodes, Disclosure, Heat), born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Jan 12 Vendela Kirsebom, Norwegian-Swedish model (Sports Illustrated 1993), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Jan 13 Annie Jones, Australian actress
  • Jan 14 Emily Watson, British actress (Corpse Bride, War Horse, Red Dragon), born in Islington, London, England
  • Jan 14 Tom Rhodes, American comedian & actor (Tom Rhodes-Mr Rhodes), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jan 14 Kerri Green, American actress, born in Fort Lee, New Jersey
  • Jan 14 Saskia Wickham, British actress, born in Holland Park, London
  • Jan 17 Song Kang-ho, South Korean actor, born in Busan, South Korea
  • Jan 19 Christine Tucci, American actress (Amanda Cory-Another World), born in Katonah, New York
  • Jan 19 Javier Cámara, Spanish actor, born in Albelda de Iregua, Spain
  • Jan 20 Joe Pasquale, singer and songwriter (Prey)
  • Jan 20 Stacey Dash, American actress (Dionne-Clueless), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Jan 22 Manabu Nakanishi, Japanese wrestler (NJPW), born in Kyoto, Japan
  • Jan 24 Phil LaMarr, American voice actor, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 25 Mark Bamford, American film director & screenwriter, born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Jan 27 Carrington Garland, actress (Kelly Capwell-Santa Barbara), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 27 Bobby Deol, Indian actor
  • Jan 27 Byron Mann, Hong Kong actor
  • Jan 28 Jan Lamb, Hong Kong disc jockey & stand-up comedian
  • Jan 31 Joey Wong, Taiwanese Hong Kong actress (A Chinese Ghost Story), born in Taipei, Taiwan

Divorces in Film & TV


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Jan 5 Actor Lee Marvin (42) divorces Elizabeth Ebeling after 14 years of marriage

Actor Lee Marvin
Actor
Lee Marvin

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Jan 10 Actor Christopher Plummer (37) divorces columnist Patricia Lewis after nearly 5 years of marriage


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jan 8 Zbigniew Cybulski, Polish actor (Ashes and Diamonds), dies at 39
  • Jan 10 Emerson Treacy, American actor (California Straight Ahead, Prowler), dies after surgery at 66
  • Jan 17 Evelyn Nesbit, actress (Redemption), dies at 82
  • Jan 18 Albert Conti, Austrian actor (Jazz Heaven, Doomed Battalion), dies at 79
  • Jan 18 Harry Antrim, American actor (Miracle on 34th St, Devil's Doorway), dies of heart attack at 82
  • Jan 19 Grace Cunard, American silent screen actress (Untamed, Resurrection), dies at 73
  • Jan 21 Ann Sheridan, American actress (They Drive by Night, Dodge City, Another World), dies of cancer at 51
  • Jan 22 Jobyna Ralston, actress (Wings, Girl Shy, Freshman), dies at 66
  • Jan 26 Albert Rémy, French actor (Grand Prix, The 400 Blows, The Train), dies at 51
  • Jan 26 Kenneth Thomson, American character actor (Broadway Melody, Little Giant), dies of emphysema at 68
  • Jan 30 Lee Morgan, actor (Dungeons of Harrow, Last Rebel), dies