On This Day

January 17, 1980 in Film & Television

Day of the Week: Thursday

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Kimberly Spicer, American model, born in Detroit, Michigan

Person of interestZooey Deschanel

Zooey Deschanel, American actress (Almost Famous, New Girl), born in Los Angeles, California

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Barbara Britton [Brantingham], American actress (Captain Kidd, Young & Willing, Mr. and Mrs. North), dies of pancreatic cancer at 60