October 1984 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Oct 8 NBC's premiere of TV made "The Burning Bed", based on Francine Hughes
  • Oct 23 NBC airs BBC footage of Ethiopian famine

Film release premierFilm Release

Oct 26 "The Terminator" directed by James Cameron, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton is released in the US

Actor, Body Builder & Politician Arnold Schwarzenegger
Actor, Body Builder & Politician
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Film Director James Cameron
Film Director
James Cameron
Actress Linda Hamilton
Actress
Linda Hamilton

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Oct 2 John Morris, American voice actor (Toy Story), born in Paris, Texas
  • Oct 3 Yoon Eun Hye, South Korean actress
  • Oct 6 Joanna Pacitti, American actress and singer
  • Oct 7 Ikuta Toma, Japanese Singer/Actor
  • Oct 10 Chiaki Kuriyama, Japanese actress (Battle Royale), born in Tsuchiura, Ibaraki, Japan
  • Oct 11 Martha MacIsaac, Canadian actress (Superbad), born in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
  • Oct 16 Trevor Blumas, Canadian actor
  • Oct 17 Chris Lowell, American actor
  • Oct 18 Freida Pinto, Indian Bollywood actress (Slumdog Millionaire, Rise of the Planet of the Apes), born in Mumbai, India
  • Oct 23 Izabel Goulart, Brazilian model
  • Oct 23 Meghan McCain, American columnist, author, and TV host, born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Oct 24 Kaela Kimura, Japanese model and singer
  • Oct 26 Amanda Overmyer, American Singer, American Idol (season 7)
  • Oct 27 Kelly Osbourne, English television personality
  • Oct 28 Amanda Paige, American model
  • Oct 30 Eva Pigford, American model

Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

Oct 1 Actress Sigourney Weaver (34) weds filmmaker Jim Simpson (28)


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Oct 5 Leonard Rossiter, British actor (Rising Damp, The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin), dies of a heart attack at 57
  • Oct 16 Ken Carpenter, TV announcer (Lux Video Theater), dies at 84
  • Oct 16 Peggy Ann Garner, actress (Ford Theater), dies at 53 of cancer
  • Oct 18 Jon-Erik Hexum, actor (Bear), dies by a gun loaded with blanks at 26
  • Oct 22 Napoleon Whiting, actor (Silas-Big Valley), dies at 75
  • Oct 23 David Gorcey, actor (Angel's Alley), dies at 63 in a diabetic coma
  • Oct 23 Oskar Werner, Austrian film actor and director (Farenehit 451), dies of a heart attack at 61
  • Oct 24 Edith Massey, actress (Polyester, Pink Flamingos), dies at 66
  • Oct 24 Walter Woolf King, actor/TV host (Lights Cameras Action), dies at 85
  • Oct 25 Pascale Ogier, actress (Ghost Dance), dies of heart attack at 24
  • Oct 26 Sue Randall, actress (Miss Landers-Leave it to Beaver), dies at 49
  • Oct 30 June Duprez, actress (Calcutta, Tiger Fang), dies at 66
  • Oct 30 Mario Gallo, actor (Delvecchio), dies at 61
  • Oct 31 Eduardo De Filippo, Italian playwright, director, actor and poet (7 Deadly Sins, Shoot Loud), dies at 84