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October 2020 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
US First Lady and Model Melania Trump
US First Lady and Model
Melania Trump

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Deaths in Film & TV


Person of interestJoe Morgan

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

MLB Hall of Fame Infielder and Broadcaster Joe Morgan
MLB Hall of Fame Infielder and Broadcaster
Joe Morgan
  • Oct 13 Conchata Ferrell, American actress (LA Law, Two and a Half Men), dies at 77

Person of interestSean Connery

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