On This Day

July 29, 1983 in Film & Television

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Film & TV

  • "Friday Night Videos" premieres on NBC TV

Deaths in Film & TV

Person of interestDavid Niven

David Niven, British actor (Around the World in 80 Days, Rugues), dies in Switzerland of Lou Gehrig's disease at 73

  • Raymond Massey, Canadian actor (Dr Kildare), dies of pneumonia at 86