On This Day

October 5, 1981 in Film & Television

Day of the Week: Monday

Weddings in Film & TV

  • "The Hollywood Knights" actress Michelle Pfeiffer (23) weds actor Peter Horton (28) in Santa Monica

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Gloria Grahame, American actress (Crossfire, Sudden Fear, Rich Man Poor Man), dies of peritonitis and breast cancer at 55
  • Jud Strunk, American singer and comedian (Laugh-In), dies in a plane crash at 48