On This Day

September 1974 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 2 Jerry Lewis' 9th Muscular Dystrophy telethon

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Comedian
Jerry Lewis
  • Sep 7 Shirley Cothran (Texas), 21, crowned 47th Miss America 1975
  • Sep 10 Controversial TV drama "Born Innocent" premieres on NBC TV, starring Linda Blair as an abused teen in a juvenile detention home
  • Sep 13 1st broadcast of "The Rockford Files" on NBC-TV
  • Sep 23 BBC Ceefax begins 1st teletext service

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Sep 2 Daniel Southworth, American actor and stunt performer
  • Sep 3 Clare Kramer, American actress (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Sep 6 Justin Whalin, American actor (Jimmy-Lois & Clark, Charles in Charge), born in San Francisco, California
  • Sep 8 Tanaz Eshaghian, Iranian-American documentary filmmaker (Be Like Others), born in Iran
  • Sep 9 Jennie Kwan, American actress (Samantha Woo-California Dreams), born in Glendale, California
  • Sep 9 Gok Wan [Kowkhyn Wan], British fashion consultant, author and TV presenter (How to Look Good Naked, Gok Cooks Chinese), born in Leicester, England
  • Sep 10 Ryan Phillippe, American actor (Cruel Intentions, Shooter), born in New Castle, Delaware
  • Sep 18 Xzibit [Alvin Nathaniel Joiner], American rapper and actor (At the Speed of Life, Pimp My Ride), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Sep 19 Victoria Silvstedt, Swedish model and TV personality (Playboy playmate Dec 96, Playmate of the Year 1997), born in Skelleftehamn, Sweden

Person of interestJimmy Fallon

Sep 19 Jimmy Fallon, American actor and comedian (Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show), born in NYC, New York

Comedian and TV Host Jimmy Fallon
Comedian and TV Host
Jimmy Fallon
  • Sep 21 Taral Hicks, American actress and singer, born in The Bronx, New York
  • Sep 22 Yoo Chae-yeong, South Korean singer and actress
  • Sep 23 Matt Hardy, American professional wrestler
  • Sep 23 Harumi Inoue, Japanese actress and model
  • Sep 28 John Light, English actor
  • Sep 29 Danielle DuClos, actress (Midnight Run, Zits)
  • Sep 29 Brian Ash, American film producer

Weddings in Film & TV


LoveWedding of Interest

Sep 14 Singer-composer Quincy Jones Jr (41) weds actress Peggy Lipton (28) in Los Angeles, California

Composer & Singer Quincy Jones Jr
Composer & Singer
Quincy Jones Jr

Divorces in Film & TV


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Sep 13 Singer-composer Quincy Jones Jr (28) divorces actress Ulla Andersson (41) after 5 years of marriage

Composer & Singer Quincy Jones Jr
Composer & Singer
Quincy Jones Jr

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Sep 6 Olga Baclanova, actress (Freaks, Docks of NY), dies at 75
  • Sep 6 Otto Kruger, American actor (Lux Video Theater), dies on 89th birthday
  • Sep 14 Vera Vague [Barbara Jo Allen], American actress (Sleeping Beauty, Follow the Leader), dies at 66
  • Sep 14 Warren Hull, American actor (Strike it Rich, Who in the World), dies from heart failure at 71
  • Sep 17 AndrĂ© Dunoyer de Segonzac, French painter and cartoonist, dies at 90
  • Sep 18 Edna Best, English actress (Key, Calendar, Escape), dies at 74
  • Sep 19 Eve March, actress (Adam's Rib, Danny Boy), dies at 63
  • Sep 20 Carlyle Blackwell Jr, American actor (The Pilgrim Lady, The Triumph of the Rat), dies at 71
  • Sep 21 Walter Brennan, American actor (Real McCoys, At Gun Point), dies at 80
  • Sep 23 Cliff Arquette, American comedian (Charlie Weaver), dies at 68
  • Sep 28 Raymond Largay, American actor (April in Paris, Variety Girl), dies at 88