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October 1967 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Oct 1 KBFI (now KDAF) TV channel 33 in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX (IND) begins
  • Oct 3 KGSC (now KICU) TV channel 36 in San Jose, CA (IND) begins
  • Oct 13 CBS radio cancels "House Party"
  • Oct 16 WETK TV channel 33 in Burlington, VT (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Oct 16 WGNO TV channel 26 in New Orleans, LA (ABC) begins broadcasting

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 17 Barbra Streisand stars on "Belle of 14th Street" special on CBS

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • Oct 18 Walt Disney's "Jungle Book" film is released
  • Oct 20 KMXN (now KJTV) TV channel 34 in Lubbock, TX (IND) begins broadcasting
  • Oct 20 A purported bigfoot is filmed at Bluff Creek by Roger Patterson and Robert Gimlin in Northern California
  • Oct 31 KIMO TV channel 13 in Anchorage, AK (ABC) begins broadcasting

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Oct 4 Ekin Cheng Yee-Kin, Hong Kong actor and Cantopop singer, born in Hong Kong
  • Oct 4 Liev Schreiber, American actor (Spotlight), born in San Francisco, California
  • Oct 5 Guy Pearce, Anglo-Australian actor
  • Oct 8 Ivonne Reyes, Venezuelan actress, born in Valencia, Venezuela
  • Oct 9 Carling Bassett-Seguso, Canadian tennis player and actress (Spring Fever, 2 x WTA titles), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Oct 9 Eddie Guerrero, American-Mexican professional wrestler, born in El Paso, Texas (d. 2005)
  • Oct 11 Sean Moynihan, American actor (Powell-One Life to Live), born in Burlington, Vermont
  • Oct 11 Tony Chimel, American professional wrestling announcer, born in Cherry Hill, New Jersey
  • Oct 11 Artie Lange, American actor and comedian, born in Livingston, New Jersey
  • Oct 11 Tazz [Peter Senercia], American professional wrestler and commentator, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 13 Kate Walsh, American actress (Grey's Anatomy), born in San Jose, California
  • Oct 14 Arleen Sorkin, American actress (Days of Our Lives, America's Funniest Videos), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Oct 16 Davina McCall, British television presenter
  • Oct 20 Susan Tulley, British actress (Michelle-EastEnders)
  • Oct 20 Luigi Lo Cascio, Italian actor
  • Oct 20 Luck Mervil, Québécois actor and singer
  • Oct 20 Marco Ngai, Hong Kong actor
  • Oct 21 John Flaherty, American baseball catcher (Tampa Bay Devil Rays, New York Yankees) and broadcaster (YES Network, NY Yankees), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 22 Carlos Mencia, Honduras-born American comedian

Person of interestJulia Roberts

Oct 28 Julia Roberts, American actress (Mystic Pizza, Pretty Woman), born in Smyrna, Georgia

Actress Julia Roberts
Actress
Julia Roberts
  • Oct 28 Kevin Macdonald, Scottish film director
  • Oct 29 Joely Fisher, actress (Paige-Ellen), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 29 Rufus Sewell, English actor (A Knight's Tale, Middlemarch), born in London

Person of interestVanilla Ice

Oct 31 Vanilla Ice, American rapper (Ice Ice Baby) and actor (Cool as Ice), born in Miami, Florida

Rapper Vanilla Ice
Rapper
Vanilla Ice

Weddings in Film & TV


LoveWedding of Interest

Oct 22 Actor Morgan Freeman (30) weds Jeanette Adair Bradshaw


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Oct 3 Pinto Colvig, American animation voice actor (Goofy, Pluto), dies at 75
  • Oct 12 Nathaniel "Nat" Pendleton, American wrestler (Olympics 1920, Silver) and actor (The Thin Man, Reckless), dies from a heart attack at 72
  • Oct 24 Lyle Latell, American actor (Not of the Earth, Dick Tracy's Dilemma, Sky Dragon), dies of a heart attack at 63
  • Oct 29 Julien Duvivier, French film director (La Bandera), dies at 71
  • Oct 30 Charles Trowbridge, Mexican-American actor (Fatal Hour), dies at 85