On This Day

November 1972 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Nov 1 1st gay theme TV movie - "That Certain Summer"
  • Nov 19 KFIZ TV channel 34 in Fond du Lac, WI suspends broadcasting
  • Nov 26 Bomb explosion at the Film Centre Cinema, in O’Connell Bridge House in Dublin, Ireland
  • Nov 30 BBC bans Wings' "Hi, Hi, Hi"

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Nov 1 Jenny McCarthy, American model (Playboy playmate Oct, 1993), TV personality (The View), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 1 Toni Collette, Australian actress (The Sixth Sense), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Nov 2 Samantha Janus, British singer and actress (EastEnders), born in Brighton, Sussex, England
  • Nov 4 Tabu [Tabassum Hashmi], Indian actress (Maachis), born in Hyderabad, India
  • Nov 6 Thandiwe Newton, English actress (Mission: Impossible 2, Westworld), born in Westminster, London
  • Nov 7 Christopher Daniel Barnes, American actor (As World Turns), born in Portland, Maine
  • Nov 7 Jeremy London, American actor (I'll Fly Away, Party of Five), born in San Diego, California
  • Nov 8 Gretchen Mol, American actress, born in Deep River, Connecticut
  • Nov 9 Eric Dane, American actor, born in San Francisco, California
  • Nov 11 Adam Beach, Canadian actor, born in Ashern, Manitoba
  • Nov 13 Takuya Kimura, Japanese singer and actor (SMAP), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Nov 14 Matthew Bloom, American professional wrestler
  • Nov 15 Jonny Lee Miller, English actor (Trainspotting, Elementary), born in London
  • Nov 16 Missi Pyle, American actress
  • Nov 17 Leonard Roberts, American actor
  • Nov 18 Robert Shapiro, American politician/humorist
  • Nov 21 Rain Phoenix, American singer/actress
  • Nov 23 Kurupt [Ricardo Emmanuel Brown], American rapper and actor (Tha Dogg Pound), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 26 Nicole Beach, American model (Wonderbra), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Nov 26 Arjun Rampal, Indian actor (Rock On!!), born in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India
  • Nov 29 Brian Baumgartner, American actor (Kevin in The Office), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Nov 29 Larry Joe Campbell, American actor, born in Cadillac, Michigan
  • Nov 29 Minoru Tanaka, Japanese pro-wrestler, born in Komaki, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
  • Nov 30 Christopher Fitzgerald, American stage actor

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Nov 5 Reginald Owen, British actor (Mary Poppins, Sherlock Holmes), dies at 85
  • Nov 7 Tod Andrews, American actor (From Hell it Came, Outrage), dies of a heart attack at 55
  • Nov 23 Marie Wilson, American actress (The Story of Mankind, My Friend Irma), dies of cancer at 56
  • Nov 29 Carl W. Stalling, American film composer (Disney's Silly Symphonies; Warner Brothers Cartoons), dies at 81