July 1969 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 6 Filming begins on "Ned Kelly" starring Mick Jagger

Rock Star Mick Jagger
Rock Star
Mick Jagger

Film release premierFilm Release

Jul 14 "Easy Rider", directed by Dennis Hopper, starring himself, Peter Fonda and Jack Nicholson, is released

  • Jul 14 WMUL (now WPBY) TV channel 33 in Huntington, WV (PBS) 1st broadcast

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 30 Barbra Streisand opens for Liberace at International Hotel, Las Vegas

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
Pianist Liberace
Pianist
Liberace
  • Jul 30 KAEC TV channel 19 in Lufkin, Texas (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Jul 31 KWIH TV channel 44 in Winona, MN (IND) begins broadcasting

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jul 3 Elan Carter, Nutley NJ, playmate (June, 1994)
  • Jul 5 Jenji Kohan, American television writer and producer (Orange is the New Black), born in Los Angeles
  • Jul 6 Brian Van Holt, American actor
  • Jul 7 Cree Summer, actress (Freddie-Different World)
  • Jul 7 Robin Weigert, American actress
  • Jul 8 Lori Hallier, Victoria BC Canada, actress (Shannon-Santa Barbara)
  • Jul 10 Gale Harold, American actor
  • Jul 10 Alexandra Hedison, American actress
  • Jul 13 Jamie Walter, actor (Pirate Island)
  • Jul 16 Rain Pryor, actress (Head of the Class)/daughter of Richard
  • Jul 16 Daryl Mitchell, American actor
  • Jul 18 Masanori Murakawa, Japanese professional wrestler
  • Jul 19 David Goldsmith, actor (Eric-Models Inc), born in New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • Jul 20 Josh Holloway, American actor

Person of interestJennifer Lopez

Jul 24 Jennifer Lopez, actress and pop singer (Selena), born in The Bronx, New York

Singer and Actress Jennifer Lopez
Singer and Actress
Jennifer Lopez
  • Jul 25 Angela Melini, Saigon, Vietnam, playmate (Jun, 1992)
  • Jul 27 Triple H, American professional wrestler
  • Jul 30 Simon Baker, Australian actor
  • Jul 31 Loren Dean, actor (Billy Bathgate, Say Anything), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Jul 31 Rudolf Martin, German actor (Anton-All My Children), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Jul 31 David Cash [David Tyler Cash], American professional wrestler, born in Waynesboro, Virginia

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jul 2 Michael DiBiase, wrestler (b. 1923)
  • Jul 5 Ben Alexander, American actor (Dragnet, All Quiet on the Western Front), dies of natural causes at 58
  • Jul 5 Leo McCarey, American film director (b. 1898)
  • Jul 7 Erskine Sanford, American actor (Citizen Kane, Angel on My Shoulder), dies at 83
  • Jul 9 Rob de Vries, actor and director (Ciske de Rat, Silent Raid), dies at 51
  • Jul 15 Peter Van Eyck [Götz von Eick], German actor (The Longest Day, The Wages of Fear), dies after long illness at 56
  • Jul 18 Barbara Pepper [Marion], American actress (Foreign Correspondent, Green Acres, Rogue Tavern), dies of coronary thrombosis at 54
  • Jul 26 Raymond Walburn, American actor (Christmas in July), dies after illness at 81