On This Day

February 1972 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Film tv awardsGolden Globes

Feb 6 29th Golden Globes: "The French Connection", Gene Hackman, & Jane Fonda win

Actress Jane Fonda
Actress
Jane Fonda
Actor Gene Hackman
Actor
Gene Hackman
  • Feb 10 BBC bans "Give Ireland Back to the Irish" by Wings

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Feb 13 "Cabaret", directed by Bob Fosse, based on the musical of the same name and starring Liza Minnelli and Michael York, is released

Singer & Actress Liza Minnelli
Singer & Actress
Liza Minnelli
  • Feb 14 CBS "Late Movie" premieres

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Feb 1 Yoshi DeHerrera, American TV personality, born in Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Feb 5 Koriki Chōshū, Japanese comedian, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Feb 7 Essence Atkins, American actress
  • Feb 7 Robyn Lively, American actress
  • Feb 9 Jason George, actor (Michael Bourre-Sunset Beach)
  • Feb 9 Crispin Freeman, American voice actor
  • Feb 12 Andrew Cassesse, American actor (Revenge of Nerds II, TV 101), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 12 Latrice Royale [Timothy Wilcots], American drag queen and TV personality (RuPaul's Drag Race), born in Compton, California
  • Feb 14 Erika Rachael Schwarz, Miss America (Louisiana-2nd-1997), born in Folsom, Louisiana
  • Feb 14 Big Daddy V, US professional wrestler, born in Goldsboro, North Carolina (d. 2014)
  • Feb 14 Hiroshi, Japanese comedian, born in Omuota, Japan
  • Feb 14 Najwa Nimri, Spanish actress, born in Pamplona, Spain
  • Feb 17 Valeria Mazza, Argentinian model and businesswoman, born in Rosario, Argentina
  • Feb 19 Francine, American professional wrestler
  • Feb 24 Patricia Regan Leines, American model and 3rd in Miss America 1997, born in Medford, Oregon
  • Feb 28 Rory Cochrane, American actor
  • Feb 29 Antonio Sabato Jr, actor (Jagger Cates-General Hospital)

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Feb 2 Jessie Royce Landis, actress (North by Northwest), dies at 67
  • Feb 3 John Litel, American actor (Jezebel, Virginia City, My Hero), dies at 79
  • Feb 19 John Grierson, Scottish documentary filmmaker (Drifters), dies at 73
  • Feb 19 Tedd Pierce, American animator (b. 1906)
  • Feb 20 Walter Winchell, writer/actor (Dondi, Love & Hisses), dies at 74