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 3 Keri Houlihan, Penn, actress (Molly-Our House)
  • 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/film 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 Seong Hyeon-ah, South Korean actress
  • Jul 23 Surya Sivakumar, Tamil actor
  • 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 musician 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

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, Hindi Film's Melodious Music director (b. 1924)
  • 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