July 1968 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Jul 14 WSWO TV channel 26 in Springfield, OH (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Jul 15 "One Life to Live", American soap opera, premieres on TV
  • Jul 17 The Beatles' animated film "Yellow Submarine" premieres in London

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jul 1 Roshumba Williams, model (Bride), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 1 Tim Abell, American actor
  • Jul 3 Jeff Phillips, American actor (Hart Jessup-Guiding Light), born in Westwood, New Jersey
  • Jul 3 Chien-lien Wu [Jacklyn Wu], Taiwanese actress and singer, born in Taipei, Taiwan

Person of interestSusan Wojcicki

Jul 5 Susan Wojcicki, American businesswoman and CEO of YouTube "the most important person in advertising", born in Santa Clara County, California

CEO of YouTube Susan Wojcicki
CEO of YouTube
Susan Wojcicki
  • Jul 7 Amy Carlson, American actress (Blue Bloods, Third Watch), born in Glen Ellyn, Illinois
  • Jul 7 Jorja Fox, American actress
  • Jul 8 Michael Weatherly, American actor (Cooper Alden-The City/Loving), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 8 Billy Crudup, American actor
  • Jul 10 Jonathan Gilbert, American actor
  • Jul 13 Robert Gant, American actor
  • Jul 13 Christian Taylor, British screenwriter
  • Jul 14 Kazushi Sakuraba, Japanese mixed martial artist/professional wrestler
  • Jul 15 Eddie Griffin, American comedian
  • Jul 15 Stan Kirsch, American actor
  • Jul 17 Beth Littleford, American comedian
  • Jul 17 Bitty Schram, American actress
  • Jul 20 Chris Kennedy, actor (Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure)
  • Jul 20 Michael Park, American actor
  • Jul 20 Julian Rhind-Tutt, English actor
  • Jul 23 Beth Ehlers, American actress (Harley Cooper-Guiding Light, Hunger), born in Queens, New York
  • Jul 23 Stephanie Seymour, American model (Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover-1988), born in San Diego, California
  • Jul 24 John P Navin Jr, actor (Joey Elliot-Jennifer Slept Here), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 24 Laura Leighton [Miller], American actress (Melrose Place, Pretty Little Liars), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Jul 24 Kristin Chenoweth, American singer and actress
  • Jul 27 Julian McMahon, Australian actor (Nip/Tuck, Profiler), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Jul 27 Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Italian actress (Postman), born in Messina, Italy
  • Jul 30 Terry Crews, American NFL linebacker (Washington Redskins) and actor (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), born in Flint, Michigan

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jul 1 Virginia Weidler, American child actress (Babes on Broadway, All This & Heaven Too), dies of heart disease at 42
  • Jul 9 John Indrisano, actor (OK Crackerby), dies at 62
  • Jul 26 Lilian Harvey, British actress (Congress Dances), dies
  • Jul 27 Lillian Harvey, actress (Invitation to the Waltz), dies at 61
  • Jul 31 Gertrude Short, actress (Stella Dallas, Blonde Venus), dies at 66