1969 in Film & Television History

Events in Film & TV

  • Feb 24 "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie" film based on novel by Muriel Spark directed by Ronald Neame, starring Maggie Smith (Academy Award Best Actress) premieres in London
  • Mar 28 Greek poet and Nobel Prize laureate Giorgos Seferis makes a famous statement on the BBC World Service opposing the junta in Greece

Film & TV Awards in 1969

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Jan 18 Actress Audrey Hepburn (39) marries 2nd husband Italian psychiatrist Andrea Dotti; divorce in 1982
  • Mar 15 American singer and actress Judy Garland (46) weds American nightclub manager Mickey Deans, at Chelsea Register Office, London, England
  • May 4 Actor Dustin Hoffman (31) weds actress Anne Byrne (25)

Divorces in Film & TV

  • Sep 18 Actor Rod Taylor (39) divorces model Mary Hilem after 5 years of marriage

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