September 1971 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 6 Jerry Lewis' 6th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $8,125,387

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Comedian
Jerry Lewis

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

Sep 9 John Lennon and Yoko Ono appear on Dick Cavett Show (ABC-TV)

Artist & Musician Yoko Ono
Artist & Musician
Yoko Ono
  • Sep 10 KVUE TV channel 24 in Austin, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 11 Laurel Lea Schaefer (Ohio), 22, crowned 44th Miss America 1972
  • Sep 13 WIIQ TV channel 41 in Demopolis, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 15 1st broadcast of "Columbo" on NBC-TV
  • Sep 26 WGBY TV channel 57 in Springfield, MA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 29 "McMillan & Wife" debuts on NBC-TV

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Sep 1 Ricardo Antonio Chavira, American actor
  • Sep 1 Jimmy Snuka, Jr., American professional wrestler
  • Sep 2 Shauna Sand, actress (Renegade), born in San Diego, California
  • Sep 2 Pawan Kalyan, Indian actor
  • Sep 3 Tonja Marie Christensen, Salt Lake City Utah, playmate (Nov, 1991)
  • Sep 3 Trevor St. John, American actor
  • Sep 4 Anita Yuen, Hong Kong actress
  • Sep 8 Cristy Thom, playmate (Feb, 1991), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 8 Henry Thomas, actor (ET), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Sep 8 David Arquette, American actor, director and producer (Scream, Kiss & Tell), born in Winchester, Virginia
  • Sep 8 Brooke Burke, American model
  • Sep 8 Martin Freeman, English actor (The Hobbit, Sherlock), born in Aldershot, Hampshire
  • Sep 11 Johnny Vegas, English comedian (Ideal, The Libetine), born in St. Helens, Merseyside, England
  • Sep 14 Kimberly Williams, actress (Father of the Bride)
  • Sep 15 Crystal McLaurin-Coney, Miss USA-North Carolina (1997)
  • Sep 15 Josh Charles, actor (Crossing the Bridge, Cooperstown)
  • Sep 16 Charlie Fields, American actor (Shannon), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 16 Shawntel Smith, Oklahoma, Miss America (1996)
  • Sep 16 Amy Poehler, American comedian and actress (Saturday Night Live, Parks and Recreation), born in Newton, Massachusetts

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 18 Jada Pinkett Smith, American actress (Set it Off, Nutty Professor, Menace II Society), born in Baltimore, Maryland

  • Sep 19 Sanaa Lathan, American actress
  • Sep 21 Alfonso Ribeiro, American actor/pianist (Alfonso-Silver Spoons), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 21 Luke Wilson, American actor
  • Sep 23 Osamu Nishimura, wrestler (NJPW)
  • Sep 23 Taunya Harris, Miss USA-New Mexico (1997)
  • Sep 24 Shane Conrad, actress (Cody-High Mountain Rangers)
  • Sep 25 Brian Dunkleman, American actor
  • Sep 27 Patrick Muldoon, CA, actor (Austin-Days of Our Lives, Melrose Place)
  • Sep 27 Li Yapeng, Chinese actor
  • Sep 29 Mackenzie Crook, British actor and comedian
  • Sep 30 Jenna Elfman, American actress (Townies, Dharma & Greg), born in Los Angeles, California

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Sep 3 Veronica Turleigh, actress (Promoter), dies at 68
  • Sep 7 Spring Byington, actress (Lily Ruskin-December Bride), dies at 84
  • Sep 10 Bella Darvi, actress (Racers), commits suicide at 42
  • Sep 10 Pier Angeli [Anna Maria Pierangeli], Italian actress (Sodom & Gomorrah, Vintage, Battle of the Bulge), dies of barbiturate overdose at 39
  • Sep 11 Percy Helton, American actor (Jail Busters, Harbor of Missing Men), dies at 77
  • Sep 13 Nelly A "Nell" Knoop, Dutch actress (Silent Waters), dies at 72
  • Sep 20 James Westerfield, actor (Travels of Jaime McPheeters), dies at 59
  • Sep 22 Joseph Ford McGuinn, American director and actor (Dick Tracy's G-Men), dies of heart attack at 67
  • Sep 23 Billy Gilbert, American actor (Great Dictator, His Gal Friday), dies at 77
  • Sep 26 Muriel Kirkland, actress (Nana, Fast Workers), dies of emphysema at 68