On This Day

July 2005 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Music concertLive 8 Concert

Jul 2 Live 8 concert at Hyde Park, London, England; performers include Paul McCartney, U2, Coldplay, Elton John, Sting, Madonna, The Who, Pink Floyd, and R.E.M.

Lead Vocalist of Coldplay Chris Martin
Lead Vocalist of Coldplay
Chris Martin
Singer-songwriter and Producer David Gilmour
Singer-songwriter and Producer
David Gilmour
Singer Elton John
Singer
Elton John

Music concertLive 8 Concert

Jul 2 Live 8 concert at Circus Maximus, Rome, Italy; performers include Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, Spandau Ballet, Duran Duran, and Zucchero

Country Singer Faith Hill
Country Singer
Faith Hill
Country Musician and Actor Tim McGraw
Country Musician and Actor
Tim McGraw

Film release premierFilm Premier

Jul 8 Marvel superhero film "The Fantastic Four" starring Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, Chris Evans and Michael Chiklis premieres

Actress and Businesswoman Jessica Alba
Actress and Businesswoman
Jessica Alba
Actor Chris Evans
Actor
Chris Evans
  • Jul 13 TV police procedural "The Closer" debuts on TNT starring Kyra Sedgwick
  • Jul 14 38th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center

Film release premierFilm Premier

Jul 15 "Wedding Crashers", starring Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn, premieres


Weddings in Film & TV

  • Jul 9 "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" actress Diane Neal (28) weds Marcus Fitzgerald on a beach in the Dominican Republic
  • Jul 9 Former Beverly Hills 90210 actress Tiffani Thiessen (31) weds actor-artist Brady Smith (33) at a private estate in Montecito, California

LoveWedding of Interest

Jul 16 Academy award-winning actress Sandra Bullock (40) weds "Monster Garage" host Jesse James (36) at sunset on the grounds of The Folded Hills Ranch in Gaviota, California

  • Jul 17 Actor Ethan Embry (27) weds actress Sunny Mabrey (29)
  • Jul 21 Tennis star player Lleyton Hewitt (24) weds "Home and Away" TV actress Bec Cartwright (22) at the Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia
  • Jul 30 Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph (49) weds Pennsylvania Senator Vincent Hughes (48) at the First African Methodist Episcopal Church in Los Angeles

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jul 2 Ernest Lehman, American screenwriter (North by Northwest), dies at 89
  • Jul 3 Alberto Lattuada, Italian film director, dies at 90
  • Jul 4 June Haver [Stovenour], American actress (Dolly Sisters, Girl Next Door), dies at 79
  • Jul 9 Kevin Hagen, American actor (Little House on the Prairie), dies at 77
  • Jul 10 Richard Eastham, American actor (Battle for the Planet of the Apes, Falcon Crest), dies from Alzheimer's disease at 89
  • Jul 10 Freddy Soto, American comedian and actor (b. 1970)
  • Jul 11 Gretchen Franklin, English actress (b. 1911)
  • Jul 17 Geraldine Fitzgerald, Irish actress (Pawnbroker, Easy Money), dies of complications from Alzheimer's disease at 91
  • Jul 17 Gavin Lambert, British-American screenwriter (Inside Daisy Clover), dies at 80
  • Jul 20 James Doohan, Canadian actor (Star Trek), dies from Pulmonary fibrosis at 85
  • Jul 20 Kayo Hatta, American film director (b. 1958)
  • Jul 21 Lord Alfred Hayes, English pro wrestler, manager and commentator (WWF), dies from a stroke at 76
  • Jul 26 Betty Astell, British actress (b. 1912)
  • Jul 27 Marten Toonder, Dutch comic writer and cartoonist (Tom Puss), dies at 93