November 1984 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Nov 6 Incumbent Republican President Ronald Reagan is re-elected President of the United States in a landslide, winning 49 states and defeating Democrat candidate Walter Mondale

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • Nov 9 Wes Craven's horror film "A Nightmare on Elm Street" premieres in the US
  • Nov 10 Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Chief's Crown, Eillo, Lashkari, Outstandingly, Princess Rooney, Royal Heroine, Wild Again at Hollywood
  • Nov 12 NBC premiere of "Victims for Victims: The Theresa Saldana Story", fact based telepic of actress Saldana's near fatal attack and its aftermath
  • Nov 18 NBC premiere of the first part of fact based crime mystery "Fatal Vision", based on Joe McGinnis' novel about Jefferey MacDonald and the 1970 murders of his then-pregnant wife and two children

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 22 Fred Rogers of PBS "Mr Rogers Neighborhood" presents a sweater to Smithsonian Institution

TV Host Fred Rogers
TV Host
Fred Rogers

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Nov 1 Natalia Tena, English actress
  • Nov 2 Tamara Hope, Canadian actress (The Sandy Bottom Orchestra), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Nov 2 Julia Stegner, German supermodel, born in Munich, Germany
  • Nov 12 Sandara Park, South Korean actor
  • Nov 16 Gemma Atkinson, British actress and model
  • Nov 16 Kimberly J. Brown, American actress
  • Nov 17 Park Han-byul, South Korean actress
  • Nov 21 Jena Malone, American Actress

Person of interestScarlett Johansson

Nov 22 Scarlett Johansson, American actress (Lost in Translation, Avengers), born in NYC, New York

  • Nov 23 Lucas Grabeel, American actor and singer
  • Nov 25 Gaspard Ulliel, French actor
  • Nov 28 Joross Gamboa, Filipino actor
  • Nov 28 Mary Elizabeth Winstead, American actress
  • Nov 30 Omahyra Mota, Dominican model/actress

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Nov 4 Merie Earle, actress (Maude-Waltons), dies of uremic poisoning at 95
  • Nov 7 George Matthews, actor (Chick-Glynis), dies at 73 of heart disease
  • Nov 10 Sudie Bond, American actress (Love Story, Johnny Dangerously), dies of a respiratory ailment at 56
  • Nov 13 Dorothy Arnold, actress (House of Fear, Phantom Creeps), dies at 66
  • Nov 14 George Matthews, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Chick-Glynis), dies at 73