On This Day

September 1977 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


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Sep 3 Last broadcast of "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" on CBS

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Sep 5 Jerry Lewis' 12th Muscular Dystrophy telethon

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Comedian
Jerry Lewis
  • Sep 8 Interpol sends a resolution concerning video piracy
  • Sep 10 Susan Perkins (Ohio), crowned 50th Miss America 1978
  • Sep 11 29th Emmy Awards: The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Carroll O'Conner & Bea Arthur win
  • Sep 15 TV LA drama "CHiPs" debuts on NBC in US
  • Sep 23 Cheryl Ladd replaces Farrah Fawcett on TV show "Charlie's Angels"
  • Sep 24 1st broadcast of "Love Boat" on ABC-TV
  • Sep 29 "Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band" by Meco hits #1

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Sep 1 Shoshana Bean, American stage actress
  • Sep 1 Aamir Ali, Indian television actor
  • Sep 5 Minoru Fujita, Japanese professional wrestler, born in Onoda, Yamaguchi
  • Sep 7 Molly Holly [Nora Kristina Benshoof], American professional wrestler, born in Forest Lake, Minnesota
  • Sep 9 Chae Jung-an, South Korean actress and singer, born in Busan, South Korea
  • Sep 11 Ludacris [Christopher Bridges], American rapper and actor (Back for the First Time, Fast and Furious), born in Champaign, Illinois
  • Sep 12 Grant Denyer, Australian television personality and TV Host, born in Coffs Harbour, Australia
  • Sep 13 Ivan De Battista, Maltese actor, singer and composer, born in Gzira, Malta
  • Sep 15 Sophie Dahl, English model and author
  • Sep 15 Marisa Ramirez, American actress
  • Sep 15 Tom Hardy, British actor (The Revenant, Mad Max: Fury Road), born in London, England
  • Sep 18 Barrett Foa, American actor and singer (NCIS LA), born in Manhattan, New York
  • Sep 23 Susan Tamim, Lebanese singer and actress (Studio El Fan), born in Beirut, Lebanon (d. 2008)
  • Sep 25 Clea DuVall, American actress, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 29 Won Bin, South Korean actor
  • Sep 30 Maia Brewton, actress (Margaret-Lime Street), born in Los Angeles, California

Weddings in Film & TV


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Sep 3 "I Dream of Jeannie" actress Barbara Eden (43) weds Charles Donald Fegert

Actress Barbara Eden
Actress
Barbara Eden

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Sep 1 Ethel Waters, American actress (Beulah), singer (Stormy Weather), dies at 76
  • Sep 2 Stephen "Steve" Dunne, American actor (Professional Father, Shock), dies at 59
  • Sep 8 Samuel Joel "Zero" Mostel, American comedian and actor (Fiddler on the Roof, The Producers), dies of an aortic aneurysm at 62
  • Sep 9 John Breeden, American actor (Salute, Madame Racketeer, Joy Street), dies at 73
  • Sep 11 Don Blackman, actor (Old Man & Sea, Desert Legion), dies at 65
  • Sep 11 Leonard Carey, American actor (Rebecca, Laughter), dies at 90
  • Sep 13 Leopold Stokowski, British conductor (Philadelphia Orchestra, Disney's Fantasia), dies of a heart attack at 95
  • Sep 30 Mary Ford [Iris Colleen Summers], American vocalist, guitarist and actress (Les Paul, Queen of Outer Space), dies from complications of alcohol abuse at 53