On This Day

January 19, 2000 in Film & Television

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Deaths in Film & TV


Person of interestHedy Lamarr

Hedy Lamarr, Austrian-American actress (Ecstasy, Samson & Delilah) and inventor (radio guidance system for Allied torpedoes), dies of heart failure at 86

Actress and Inventor Hedy Lamarr
Actress and Inventor
Hedy Lamarr