On This Day

February 5, 1969 in Film & Television

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Film & TV

  • "Turn-On," debuts and cancelled by ABC after flopping so badly

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Michael Sheen, Welsh actor (Frost/Nixon), born in Newport, Wales

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Thelma Ritter, American actress (All About Eve, Pillow Talk), dies at 63
1969 in Film & TV