October 2020 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

COVID-19 Pandemic

Oct 2 US President Donald Trump announces via twitter that he and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for COVID-19, President hospitalized later that day

Film & TV History

Oct 21 Pope Francis backs same-sex civil unions in interview in documentary film "Francesco"

  • Oct 29 Three people stabbed to death in church in Nice, France, in an terrorist attack, after similar attack and President Macron's defense of right to publish cartoons of Prophet Muhammad

Weddings in Film & TV

Larry David

Oct 7 Comedian Larry David marries Ashley Underwood in California

Deaths in Film & TV

Joe Morgan

Oct 11 Joe Morgan, American Baseball HOF infielder (10 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1975, 76; NL MVP 1975, 76; Cincinnati Reds) and broadcaster (ESPN), dies at 77

  • Oct 13 Conchata Ferrell, American actress (LA Law, Two and a Half Men), dies at 77
  • Oct 28 Bobby Ball [Harper], British comic, actor, singer and television host (Cannon and Ball; The Last of Summer Wine), dies at 76
  • Oct 28 Leanza Cornett, American TV host and Miss America winner, dies at 49

Sean Connery

Oct 31 Sir Sean Connery, Scottish actor and producer (James Bond films; Indiana Jones), dies at 90