On This Day

July 1967 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Jul 1 1st British colour TV broadcast, on BBC 2
  • Jul 1 BBC starts its World Radio Club
  • Jul 9 WRET TV channel 36 in Charlotte, North Carolina (NBC/CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Jul 11 "The Newlywed Game" premieres in the US on ABC TV

Birthdays in Film & TV

Person of interestPamela Anderson

Jul 1 Pamela Anderson, Canadian-American actress (Baywatch) and Playboy playmate (Feb 1990), born in Ladysmith, British Columbia

  • Jul 2 Debee Ashby, Coventry England, topless model (There's Girl in My Soup)
  • Jul 3 Amy Van Horne, American actress (Carla Solieto-The City)
  • Jul 4 Andy Walker, Canadian television personality, born in Norwich, United Kingdom
  • Jul 8 Jordan Chan, Hong Kong actor and singer
  • Jul 11 Jeff Corwin, American naturalist and TV personality
  • Jul 12 Richard Herring, English comedian
  • Jul 15 Adam Savage, American film special effects designer and television personality (MythBusters0, born in New York City
  • Jul 16 Will Ferrell, American comedian (Step Brothers), born in Irvine, California

Person of interestVin Diesel

Jul 18 Vin Diesel [Mark Sinclair], American actor (The Fast and the Furious), born in Alameda County, California

Actor, Producer and Screenwriter Vin Diesel
Actor, Producer and Screenwriter
Vin Diesel
  • Jul 20 Reed Diamond, American actor, born in New York City
  • Jul 22 Rhys Ifans [Evans], Welsh actor (Notting Hill, Enduring Love), and rock singer (The Peth), born in Haverfordwest, Wales

Person of interestPhilip Seymour Hoffman

Jul 23 Philip Seymour Hoffman, American actor (Capote, Moneyball), born in Fairport, New York (d. 2014)

Person of interestMatt LeBlanc

Jul 25 Matt LeBlanc, American actor (Joey Tribbiani-Friends), born in Newton, Massachusetts

  • Jul 25 Wendy Raquel Robinson, American actress (The Steve Harvey Show), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 26 Anthony Durante, American professional wrestler, born in Hammonton, New Jersey (d. 2003)

Person of interestJason Statham

Jul 26 Jason Statham, British actor (The Transporter, Crank), born in Shirebrook, Derbyshire

  • Jul 27 Sasha Mitchell, American actor (Spike of Bensonhurst), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 27 Kellie Waymire, American actress (Six Feet Under), born in Columbus, Ohio (d. 2003)
  • Jul 31 Rodney Harvey, actor (Salsa)
  • Jul 31 Mitsuo Iwata, Japanese voice actor and singer, born in Tokorozawa, Saitama, Japan
  • Jul 31 Minako Honda, Japanese singer and musical actress, born in Itabashi, Tokyo (d. 2005)

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jul 8 Vivian Leigh, English stage and film actress (Scarlet-Gone with the Wind, Blanche DuBois-A Streetcar Named Desire), dies of tuberculosis at 53
  • Jul 9 Douglas MacLean, silent film comedian turned producer, dies at 77
  • Jul 17 Cyril Ring, American actor (I Wake Up Screaming, The Barber Shop), dies at 74
  • Jul 17 Gertrude McCoy, American silent screen actress (Blue Bird), dies at 77

Person of interestBasil Rathbone

Jul 21 Basil Rathbone, British actor (Sherlock Holmes), dies of heart attack at 75

  • Jul 30 John Macchia, American actor (Beach Blanket Bingo, Beach Party), dies of stroke at 35