On This Day

February 1984 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Feb 2 1st Soap Opera Digest Awards - Days of Our Lives wins

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 7 Michael Jackson awarded a 4-ft-high platinum disc by CBS

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson
  • Feb 17 34th Berlin International Film Festival: "Love Streams" wins the Golden Bear
  • Feb 28 British satirical puppet show "Spitting Image" premieres on ITV

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Feb 1 Lee Thompson Young, American actor, born in Columbia, South Carolina (d. 2013)
  • Feb 6 Brandon Hammond, American actor (Gregory Hines Show), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Feb 10 Kim Hyo-jin, South Korean actress, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Feb 15 Meera Jasmine, Indian actress (Paadam Onnu: Oru Vilapam), born in Thiruvalla, Kerala, India
  • Feb 17 Jimmy Jacobs, American professional wrestler
  • Feb 17 Kenta Kamakari, Japanese actor and seiyuu
  • Feb 19 Chris Richardson, American Idol finalist

Person of interestTrevor Noah

Feb 20 Trevor Noah, South African comedian, actor and TV host (The Daily Show), born in Johannesburg, South Africa

Comedian and TV Host Trevor Noah
Comedian and TV Host
Trevor Noah
  • Feb 21 Karina, Japanese model & actress, born in Shōwa-ku, Japan
  • Feb 22 Venetian Princess [Jodie-Amy Rivera], YouTube Internet personality, born in Brockton, Massachusetts
  • Feb 24 Sterling James Keenan, American professional wrestler
  • Feb 25 Logan Leistikow, American director and actor

Person of interestKarolína Kurková

Feb 28 Karolína Kurková, Czech supermodel, born in Děčín, Czechoslovakia

Supermodel Karolína Kurková
Karolína Kurková

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Feb 7 Brooks West, actor (Richard-My Friend Irma), dies at 67
  • Feb 10 David Von Erich, professional wrestler (b. 1958)
  • Feb 15 Avon Long, American actor (Roots: Next Generation, The Sting, Harry and Tonto), dies of cancer at 73
  • Feb 15 Ethel Merman, singer/actress (Kid Million), dies in her sleep at 76
  • Feb 16 Ken Williams, TV announcer (Video Village), dies at 69
  • Feb 17 Lucille Benson, American actress (Halloween II, 1941, Bosom Buddies), dies of liver cancer at 69
  • Feb 29 Roland Culver, English actor (Thunderball), dies of heart problems at 83