July 1970 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 4 Casey Kasem's "American Top 40" debuts on LA radio

Disc Jockey and Actor Casey Kasem
Disc Jockey and Actor
Casey Kasem
  • Jul 5 20th Berlin International Film Festival cancelled due to controversy surrounding the participation of Michael Verhoeven's anti-war film "o.k."
  • Jul 18 WJCL TV channel 22 in Savannah, GA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Jul 31 Chet Huntley retires from NBC, ends "Huntley-Brinkley Report"

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jul 2 Scotty 2 Hotty, American wrestler
  • Jul 3 Shawnee Smith, American actress

Person of interestAudra McDonald

Jul 3 Audra McDonald, American actress (Private Practice) and singer (6x Tony award winner), born in West Berlin

Actress and Singer Audra McDonald
Actress and Singer
Audra McDonald
  • Jul 7 Robia LaMorte, American actress and dancer
  • Jul 10 Helen Sjöholm, Swedish singer and actress
  • Jul 10 John Simm, British actor
  • Jul 11 Justin Chambers, American actor
  • Jul 12 Jaason Simmons, actor (Baywatch)
  • Jul 12 Brian Lee Byung-Hun, South Korean actor
  • Jul 14 Missy Gold, actress (Katie-Benson), born in Great Falls, Montana
  • Jul 16 Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thai film director, born in Bangkok, Thailand
  • Jul 21 Shawn Stasiak, American professional wrestler
  • Jul 23 Charisma Carpenter, American actress (Angel), born in Las Vegas,Nevada
  • Jul 24 Stephanie Adams, NJ, playmate (Nov, 1992)
  • Jul 27 Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Danish actor (Game of Thrones), born in Rudkøbing
  • Jul 29 Maria Checca, playmate (Aug, 1994), born in Bogotá, Colombia

Person of interestChristopher Nolan

Jul 30 Christopher Nolan, English film director (Inception, Interstellar), born in London, England


Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 7 Actress Shelley Duvall (21) weds Bernard Sampson


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jul 7 Marjorie Rambeau, actress (Primrose Path, Torch Song), dies at 80
  • Jul 7 Sylvester Wiere, comedian (Wiere Brothers-Ford Festival), dies at 60
  • Jul 14 Preston S Foster, actor (Waterfront, Gunslinger), dies at 69
  • Jul 17 Juano Hernandez, actor (St Louis Blues, Two Loves), dies at 74
  • Jul 26 Claud Allister, British actor (Kiss Me Kate, Quartet, Bulldog Drummond), dies at 81