On This Day

July 1975 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Jul 1 WEDway People Mover opens in Tomorrowland, Disney World, Florida
  • Jul 7 TV soap opera "Ryan's Hope" premieres
  • Jul 10 Gladys Knight and Pips Summer Series premieres on NBC-TV
  • Jul 30 7th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at El Cortez Hotel

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jul 5 Kip Gamblin, Australian dancer and actor (Home and Away), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Jul 6 Sebastián Rulli, Argentine actor (Rubi), born in Buenos Aires
  • Jul 9 Shelton Benjamin, American professional wrestler
  • Jul 10 Stefán Karl Stefánsson, Icelandic actor (Lazytown), born in Hafnarfjörður, Iceland (d. 2018)
  • Jul 11 Riona Hazuki, Japanese actress
  • Jul 12 Cheyenne Jackson, American stage and screen actor and singer, born in Spokane, Washington
  • Jul 13 Danni Boatwright, American model/beauty queen (Miss Teen USA 1992 2nd runner-up), born in Tonganoxie, Kansas
  • Jul 15 Kara Drew, An American professional wrestler better known as Cherry
  • Jul 16 Ana Paula Arósio, Brazilian actress (Domingão do Faustão), born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Jul 17 Elena Anaya, Spanish actress, born in Palencia, Spain
  • Jul 17 Cécile de France, Belgian actress, born in Namur, Belgium
  • Jul 17 Konnie Huq, English television presenter, born in Hammersmith, London
  • Jul 20 Judy Greer, American actress
  • Jul 20 El Zorro, Mexican professional wrestler
  • Jul 23 Sung Hyun-ah, South Korean actress (Cello), born in South Korea
  • Jul 23 Surya Sivakumar, Tamil actor (Vaaranam Aayiram), born in Madras, India
  • Jul 24 Eric Szmanda, American actor
  • Jul 24 Torrie Wilson, American wrestler
  • Jul 28 Leonor Watling, Spanish actress and singer, born in Madrid, Spain
  • Jul 30 Annie Parisse [Anne Marie Cancelmi], American actress (Law & Order, As the World Turns), born in Anchorage, Alaska
  • Jul 31 Randy Flores, American baseball pitcher (World Series 2006, St. Louis Cardinals), executive (American director scouting SL Cardinals) and broadcaster (Pac-12 Network), born in Bellflower, California

Weddings in Film & TV

LoveWedding of Interest

Jul 7 Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour marries model and artist Virginia Hasenbein

Singer-songwriter and Producer David Gilmour
Singer-songwriter and Producer
David Gilmour

LoveWedding of Interest

Jul 20 "The Exorcist" writer William Peter Blatty (47) weds tennis player Linda Tuero (24) in Las Vegas

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

Divorces in Film & TV

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Jul 10 American singer and actress Cher (28) files for divorce from musician Gregg Allman (27), 10 days after their marriage

Goddess of Pop  Cher
Goddess of Pop
Cher

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jul 2 James Robertson Justice, British actor (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Moby-Dick), dies from effects of a stroke at 68
  • Jul 7 Barbara Brown, American actress dies at 73
  • Jul 14 Madan Mohan, India Hindi Film Melodious Music director, dies at 51
  • Jul 21 Billy West [Roy B Weissburg], Russian actor, Charlie Chaplin impersonator and silent film director (Further Perils of Laurel & Hardy), dies at 82
  • Jul 21 Fie Carelsen, Dutch stage actress (Malle Gevallen), dies at 85
  • Jul 26 Leigh Whipper, actor (Hidden Eye, Jungle Queen), dies at 98
  • Jul 29 James [Benjamin] Blish, sci-fi author (Star Trek Reader), dies at 54