On This Day

April 2016 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Sport defeatWrestleMania

Apr 3 WrestleMania XXXII, AT&T Stadium, Arlington, TX (101,763): Roman Reigns defeats Triple H; The Undertaker beats Shane McMahon in "Hell in a Cell"

Professional Wrestler Triple H
Professional Wrestler
Triple H

Music releaseAlbum Release

Apr 23 Beyoncé releases her 6th album "Lemonade" with a 1 hour film on HBO


Weddings in Film & TV

  • Apr 14 Actor Trai Byers (32) weds Grace Gealey at a mansion on Grand Cayman Island

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Apr 3 Erik Bauersfeld, American voice actor (Star Wars' Admiral Ackbar "Its a trap"), dies at 93
  • Apr 3 Donald "Don" Francks, Canadian actor, singer and musician (Terminal Choice, Finian's Rainbow), dies at 84
  • Apr 4 Chus Lampreave [María Jesús Lampreave Pérez], Spanish actress (Volver, Belle Époque), dies at 85

Person of interestMerle Haggard

Apr 6 Merle Haggard, American country music singer-songwriter ("Mama Tried"; "If We Make It Through December"; "Okie from Muskogee"), dies on his 79th birthday

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Merle Haggard
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Merle Haggard
  • Apr 12 David Gest, American television producer, dies at 62
  • Apr 12 Anne Jackson, American stage actress (Twice Around the Park), dies at 90

Person of interestDoris Roberts

Apr 17 Doris Roberts, American actress (Everybody Loves Raymond), dies at 90

Actress Doris Roberts
Actress
Doris Roberts
  • Apr 20 Chyna [Joanie Laurer], American professional wrestler and reality TV star, dies at 46
  • Apr 20 Victoria Wood, British comedian and actress, dies of cancer at 62
  • Apr 22 Madeleine Sherwood, Canadian actress (Mother Superior - Flying Nun), dies at 93