On This Day in Film & TV for November 3

Events in Film & TV

  • 1953 "Tokyo Story", Japanese film directed by Yasujirō Ozu, starring Chishū Ryū, Chieko Higashiyama and Setsuko Hara, is released
  • 1956 "The Wizard of Oz" 1st televised (CBS-TV)
  • 1975 Good Morning America premieres on ABC (David Hartman & Nancy Dussault)
  • 1978 First broadcast of "Different Strokes" on NBC TV

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1988 President Reagan signs credit-card disclosure-bill

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan

Music releaseMusic Single

1992 "I Will Always Love You" (Dolly Parton cover) single released by Whitney Houston (Billboard Song of the Year 1993)

Singer and actress Whitney Houston
Singer and actress
Whitney Houston
Country singer Dolly Parton
Country singer
Dolly Parton

Film release premierFilm Premier

1998 "Shakespeare in Love" directed by John Madden and starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Joseph Fiennes premieres in New York (Best Picture 1999)

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • 1872 Paul Panzer, German-American silent film actor (The Perils of Pauline, Mildred Pierce, Hotel Berlin), born in Würzburg, Bavaria, Germany (d. 1958)
  • 1883 Enny Peace [Maria Magdalena Müller], Dutch actress and wife of Eduard Verkade, born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1919)
  • 1910 Richard Hurndall, British actor (d. 1984)
  • 1918 Dean Riesner, film and television screenwriter (d. 2002)
  • 1919 Bert Freed, American actor (Rufe-Shane), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1921 Charles Bronson, American actor (Magnificent Seven, Death Wish, Dirty Dozen), born in Ehrenfeld, Pennsylvania (d. 2003)

  • 1927 Zbigniew Cybulski, Polish actor (Ashes and Diamonds), born in Kniaze, Stanislawowskie, Poland (d. 1967)
  • 1930 Lois Smith, actress (Reckless, Reuben Reuben), born in Topeka, Kansas
  • 1931 Monica Vitti, [Ceciarelli], actress (Tigers in Lipstick), born in Rome, Italy
  • 1931 Joan Kenmore, American actress (The Wizard of Oz), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1933 Aneta Corsaut, Jutchinson Ks, actress (Helen Crump-Andy Griffith)
  • 1933 Jeremy Brett, Berkswell England, actor (Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Freddie-My Fair Lady)
  • 1934 Ruma Guha Thakurta, Singer, Actress, Dancer, Founder of Calcutta Youth Choir
  • 1938 Jean Rollin, French director and screenwriter
  • 1946 Tom Savini, American actor
  • 1948 Lulu [Marie Lawrie], Scottish singer (Together) and actress (To Sir, With Love), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1948 Tom Shales, TV critic (Washington Post)
  • 1949 Michael Evans, American actor (All in the Family), born in Salisbury, North Carolina
  • 1949 Mike Evans, American actor (d. 2006)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1952 Roseanne Barr, American comedienne and TV star (Roseanne), born in Salt Lake City, Utah

Comedienne and Actress Roseanne Barr
Comedienne and Actress
Roseanne Barr
  • 1952 Jim Cummings, American voice actor
  • 1953 Kate Capshaw [Nail], American actress (Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1953 Dennis Miller, comedian/TV host (SNL, Dennis Miller Show), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1953 Kathy Kinney, American actress (Drew Carey Show), born in Stevens Point, Wisconsin
  • 1956 Kevin Murphy, American actor and puppeteer
  • 1956 Gary Ross, American film director
  • 1957 Dolph Lundgren, actor (Rocky IV, The Expendables 2), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1959 Timothy Patrick Murphy, actor (Dallas, Glitter), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1959 Hal Hartley, American film director and writer
  • 1961 Kari Michaelsen, American actress (Katie-Gimme a Break), born in NYC, New York
  • 1962 Kimberly Evenson, Bremerhaven Germany, playmate (September, 1984)
  • 1965 Maty Monforth, TV host (Mike & Maty)
  • 1968 Debbie Rochon, Canadian actress (Tromeo & Juliet), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1971 Tricia Carolyn Nosko, Miss USA-Indiana (1997)
  • 1971 Dylan Moran, Irish comedian
  • 1973 Ben Fogle, British broadcaster and author (Channel 5, BBC), born in London, England
  • 1973 Nemone, athlete and broadcaster
  • 1977 Aria Giovanni, American model
  • 1977 Greg Plitt, American fitness model and entrepreneur, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2015)
  • 1983 Julie Marie Berman, actress (General Hospital), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1987 Gemma Ward, Australian model
  • 1988 Angus McLaren, Australian Actor
  • 1995 Kendall Jenner, model and TV personality (Keeping Up with the Kardashians), born in Los Angeles, California

Deaths in Film & TV

  • 1960 Paul Willis, American actor (The Little Lumberjack, Little Kaintuck), dies at 59
  • 1966 Eric Spear, British composer for film and TV (Coronation Street theme)
  • 1973 Arturo De Cordova, actor (This Strange Passion), dies at 65
  • 1973 Marc Allégret, French director and screenwriter (b. 1900)
  • 1977 Florence Vidor, American actress (Jack Knife Man), dies at 82

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1990 Mary Martin, actress (Peter Pan), dies of cancer at 76

Actress Mary Martin
Mary Martin
  • 1990 Valerie French, actress (Jubal), dies of leukemia
  • 1992 John H Davis, actor (Our Gang), dies of respiratory failure at 78
  • 1993 William Lanteau, actor (On Golden Pond), dies at 70
  • 1994 Dennis C Ott, US actor (Star Trek 3/4), dies of AIDs
  • 1996 Michael Burchill, actor, dies at 65
  • 1998 Bob Kane, comic artist and Batman co-creator (b. 1915)
  • 1999 Ian Bannen, Scottish actor (b. 1928)
  • 2001 Thomas Brasch, German writer and film director, dies at 56
  • 2002 Jonathan Harris, American actor (Dr Zachary Smith-Lost in Space), dies at 87