On This Day

July 1982 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Jul 1 ABC national music radio network scheduled premiere (never happened)
  • Jul 8 15th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Hotel San Diego
  • Jul 26 Karen Dianne Baldwin, 18, of Canada, crowned 31st Miss Universe

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 26 Indian film star Amitabh Bachchan is seriously injured filming a fight scene for the movie "Coolie"

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jul 1 Carmella DeCesare, American model and Playmate of the Year 2004, born in Avon Lake, Ohio
  • Jul 1 Romola Garai, English actress (I Capture the Castle), born in Hong Kong
  • Jul 1 Hilarie Burton, American actress (One Tree Hill), born in Sterling, Virginia
  • Jul 3 Kanika, Indian actress (Five Star), born in Thiruvananthapuram, India
  • Jul 8 Joshua Alba, American actor
  • Jul 8 Sophia Bush, American actress
  • Jul 9 Maggie Ma, Canadian actress
  • Jul 13 Christopher Bauman, American professional wrestler (d. 2005)

Person of interestPriyanka Chopra

Jul 18 Priyanka Chopra, Indian actress, singer and beauty queen (Miss World, 2000), born in Jamshedpur, India

Actress and Model Priyanka Chopra
Actress and Model
Priyanka Chopra
  • Jul 18 Ryan Cabrera, American singer-songwriter ("Take It All Away"), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jul 19 Jared Padalecki, American actor (Supernatural), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Jul 20 Percy Daggs III, American actor
  • Jul 23 Paul Wesley [Paweł Wasilewski ], American actor (The Vampire Diaries), born in New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • Jul 24 Anna Paquin, Canadian-born New Zealand Oscar-winning actress (The Piano, True Blood), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Jul 24 Elise Crombez, Belgian model

Person of interestElisabeth Moss

Jul 24 Elisabeth Moss, American actress (Mad Men), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Jul 25 Brad Renfro, American actor (The Client), born in Knoxville, Tennessee (d. 2008)
  • Jul 26 Chez Starbuck, American actor (The Thirteenth Year), born in Lakewood, Colorado
  • Jul 28 Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir, Icelandic singer and actress, born in Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Jul 28 Tom Pelphrey, American actor, born in Howell Township, New Jersey
  • Jul 29 Allison Mack, American actress (Smallville), born in Preetz, West Germany
  • Jul 30 Yvonne Strahovski, Australian actress (Chuck, The Handmaid's Tale), born in Sydney, Australia

Weddings in Film & TV

LoveWedding of Interest

Jul 4 Ex Black Sabbath lead singer Ozzy Osbourne (33) weds TV host Sharon Arden (29) in Maui, Hawaii

Rock Vocalist Ozzy Osbourne
Rock Vocalist
Ozzy Osbourne
Music Manager and TV Personality Sharon Osbourne
Music Manager and TV Personality
Sharon Osbourne

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jul 1 Vera [A Veronica] Bondam, actress, dies at 86
  • Jul 3 Henry King, US film director (Song of Bernadette, Gunfighter), dies at 96
  • Jul 6 Russell Thorson, American radio and television actor (One Man's Family; The Detectives), dies at 72
  • Jul 7 Fred Stuthman, actor (Henry Adler-Hello Larry), dies at 63
  • Jul 8 Isa Miranda, model/actress (Summertime), dies of infected bone at 77
  • Jul 12 Kenneth More, British actor (39 Steps, Doctor in the House) dies of Parkinson's disease at 67
  • Jul 13 Edith Heerdegen, German actress (Serpent's Egg, Monpti), dies at 69
  • Jul 13 John Alexander, actor (Alien PI), dies at 85
  • Jul 16 Patrick Dewaere, actor (Catherine & Co), shoots self at 35
  • Jul 19 John Harvey, stage and film actor (b. 1911)
  • Jul 21 Dave Garroway, American TV host (Today Show, 1951-61), dies of self-inflicted gunshot wound at 69
  • Jul 23 Vic Morrow [Morozoff], American film and television actor Combat!; Cimmaron; Roots), killed by helicopter crash during the filming of "The Twilight Zone: The Movie" at 53
  • Jul 26 Betty Walker, actress (Steve Lawrence Show), dies at 54
  • Jul 29 Harold Sakata [Toshiyuki], American actor (Gold Finger, Dimension 5), dies of liver cancer at 62
  • Jul 30 Roberta Pedon, American glamour model, dies at 28