On This Day

October 2015 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Oct 2 Actor Randy Quaid and his wife Evi are arrested in Vermont after leaving Canada

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 8 Actress and singer Selena Gomez reveals she has Lupus

Singer and Actress Selena Gomez
Singer and Actress
Selena Gomez
  • Oct 9 Selena Gomez releases her studio album "Revival", goes to #1 on Billboard 200
  • Oct 13 First Democratic presidential candidates debate, broadcast by CNN and held in Las Vegas, Nevada

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Oct 17 Amy Schumer's comedy special "Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo" premieres on HBO

Comedian Amy Schumer
Comedian
Amy Schumer

Film release premierFilm Premier

Oct 26 "Spectre", 24th James Bond film, directed by Sam Mendes and starring Daniel Craig premieres in London

Actor Daniel Craig
Actor
Daniel Craig
Film Director Sam Mendes
Film Director
Sam Mendes
  • Oct 28 Third Republican presidential candidates debate run by CNBC in Boulder, Colorado

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Oct 8 Actress Angelababy (26) weds long-term boyfriend Huang Xiaoming in Shanghai, China
  • Oct 10 Supermodel Hilary Rhoda (28) weds former pro hockey player Sean Avery (33) at the Parrish Art Museum in Long Island
  • Oct 10 Actor Victor Garber (66) weds artist and model Rainer Andreesen in Tofino, Canada
  • Oct 10 "True Detective" actress Leven Rambin (25) weds True Blood star Jim Parrack (35) in Austin, Texas
  • Oct 17 Actress Bridget Moynahan (44) weds businessman Andrew Frankel at Wolffer Estate Vineyard in Sagaponack, New York
  • Oct 24 Comedian Tig Notaro (44) weds girlfriend Stephanie Allynne in Pass Christian, Mississippi
  • Oct 24 American Idol winner and singer Phillip Phillips (25) weds longtime girlfriend Hannah Blackwell at the Resora Plantation in Albany, Georgia

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Oct 5 Chantal Akerman, Belgium film director (Akermania, Je Tu II Elle), dies at 65
  • Oct 6 Kevin Corcoran, American actor (Swiss Family Robinson, Babes in Toyland), dies at 66
  • Oct 8 Hugh Scully, British TV presenter (The Antiques Roadshow), dies at 72
  • Oct 9 Gordon Honeycombe, British broadcaster/author, dies at 79
  • Oct 12 Joan Leslie, American actress (High Sierra, Yankee Doodle Dandy), dies at 90
  • Oct 17 Danièle Delorme [Gabrielle Girard], French actress (Pardon My Affair), dies at 89
  • Oct 21 Marty Ingels, American comedian (I'm Dickens He's Fenster), dies at 79
  • Oct 24 Maureen O'Hara [FitzSimons], Irish-American actress and singer (Miracle on 34th St, The Quiet Man), dies at 95
  • Oct 27 Betsy Drake, French-born American actress and writer (Every Girl Should be Married), dies at 92
  • Oct 30 Albert "Al" Molinaro, American actor (The Odd Couple, Happy Days), dies from illness at 96
  • Oct 31 Gregg Palmer [Palmer Edvind Lee], American actor (Scream, To Hell & Back), dies at 88