On This Day

January 29, 1980 in Film & Television

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jason James Richter, American actor (Free Willy), born in Medford, Oregon
  • Yael Bar-Zohar, Israeli actress & model, born in Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jimmy Durante, comedian (Palooka, Jimmy Durante Show), dies at 86