On This Day

September 1967 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Sep 1 KMNE TV channel 7 in Bassett, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 1 WIRT TV channel 13 in Hibbing, MN (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 1 WJRJ (WTCG, WTBS) TV channel 17 in Atlanta, GA (IND) begins
  • Sep 2 KUHI (now KSNF) TV channel 16 in Joplin, MO (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 3 WJPM TV channel 33 in Florence, SC (PBS) begins broadcasting

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 4 Jerry Lewis' 2nd Muscular Dystrophy telethon

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Comedian
Jerry Lewis
  • Sep 5 KMEG TV channel 14 in Sioux City, IA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 5 WEBA TV channel 14 in Allendale, SC (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 9 Debra Dene Barnes (Kansas), 20, crowned 40th Miss America 1968
  • Sep 10 KVVU TV channel 5 in Henderson-Las Vegas, NV (IND) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 11 WSRE TV channel 23 in Pensacola, FL (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 11 WUNE TV channel 17 in Linville, NC (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 11 WUNF TV channel 33 in Asheville, NC (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 11 WUNG TV channel 58 in Concord, NC (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 11 "The Carol Burnett Show" starring Carol Burnett premieres on CBS in the US
  • Sep 15 KPOB TV channel 15 in Poplar Bluff, MO (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 16 KPAZ TV channel 21 in Phoenix, AZ (IND) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 20 WCAE TV channel 50 in St John, IN (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 20 WCIX TV channel 6 in Miami, FL (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 25 WGBX TV channel 44 in Boston, MA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 30 BBC starts its own popular music radio station (Radio 1)

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Sep 5 India Hicks, English model, born in London, England
  • Sep 6 Amy Lynn Baxter, American actress and model (Penthouse Pet 1990), born in Plymouth, Massachusetts
  • Sep 7 Toby Jones, British actor (Infamous), born in Hammersmith, London
  • Sep 7 Leslie Jones, American comedian and actress (Saturday Night Live, Ghostbusters), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Sep 8 Kimberly Peirce, American film director (Boys Don't Cry), born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 9 Laurence Tremolet, French cinematographer and actress (Cyclo, Metisse), born in Rodez, France
  • Sep 9 Akshay Kumar, Indian actor, producer, stuntman and TV personality (Rustom, Baby, Hera Pheri), born in Amritsar, Punjab

Person of interestHarry Connick Jr

Sep 11 Harry Connick Jr, American singer (We Are in Love) and actor, born in New Orleans, Louisiana

  • Sep 12 Louis C.K. [Louis Székely] American-Mexican comedian (Louie), born in Washington, D. C.
  • Sep 17 Malik Yoba, actor (NY Undercover-Det JC Williams)
  • Sep 18 Tara Fitzgerald, British actress (Siren), born in Sussex, England
  • Sep 19 Alexander Karelin, Russian-Soviet Greco-Roman wrestler, born in Novosibirsk, Russia
  • Sep 20 Kristen Johnston, American actress (Sally Solomon-Third Rock From the Sun), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Sep 22 Matt Besser, American comedian
  • Sep 22 Kim Watkins, Australian television presenter
  • Sep 23 LisaRaye, American actress
  • Sep 26 Martha Nix, American actress (Serena in The Waltons), born in Orange County, California
  • Sep 28 Moon Unit Zappa, American actress and rock vocalist (Frank Zappa - "Valley Girl"), born in New York City
  • Sep 28 Mira Sorvino, American actress (Quiz Show, Norma Jean & Marilyn), born in Tenafly, New Jersey

Weddings in Film & TV


LoveWedding of Interest

Sep 16 Comedic actor Bob Denver (32) weds second wife Jean Webber

Actor Bob Denver
Actor
Bob Denver

Divorces in Film & TV


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Sep 12 Actress Rosemary Clooney divorces actor José Ferrer for the second time after she found out his affair with Stella Magee


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Sep 1 James Dunn, American actor (Tree Grows in Brooklyn, 6 Gun Law), dies at 61
  • Sep 9 Helen Flint, actress (Sea Devils), dies after being hit by a car at 69
  • Sep 15 Eva McKenzie, sister of Ida Mae/actress (Virtuous Husband), dies at 78
  • Sep 19 Martin Block, TV announcer (Chesterfield Supper Club), dies at 64
  • Sep 24 Orville Caldwell, American actor (Patsy, French Doll, Last Warning), dies at 71
  • Sep 29 Ludwig Donath, Austrian actor (Torn Curtain, Sirocco, Jolson Sings Again), dies of leukemia at 67