December 26, 1973 in Film & Television

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Film & TV


Film release premierFilm Premier

Horror film "The Exorcist" based on book and screenplay by William Peter Blatty, starring Linda Blai, rated X, premieres - 1st horror film to be nominated for Best Picture

Writer & Filmmaker William Peter Blatty
Writer & Filmmaker
William Peter Blatty

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Reichen Lehmkuhl, American television personality

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Steven Geray, American actor (French Line), dies at 69
  • William Haines, US actor (Little Annie Rooney), dies of cancer at 73