Events in Film & Television in September 1964

  • Sep 11 Gillette's 20 year contract with Madison Square Garden & ABC to televise fights for free ends as Dick Tiger defeats Don Fullmer at Cleve Auditorium
  • Sep 12 Film that started Spaghetti Western genre "A Fistful of Dollars" premieres, directed by Sergio Leone, starring Clint Eastwood in his first leading role
  • Sep 13 WKEF TV channel 22 in Dayton, OH (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 14 WCVE TV channel 23 in Richmond, VA (PBS) begins broadcasting

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 14 Walt Disney awarded Medal of Freedom at White House

Animator Walt Disney
Animator
Walt Disney
  • Sep 16 "Shindig" premieres on ABC-TV
  • Sep 17 "Bewitched" premieres on ABC TV

Film release premierFilm Premier

Sep 18 "The Addams Family", starring John Astin, Carolyn Jones, Ted Cassidy, and Jackie Coogan, premieres on ABC

  • Sep 22 "Man from U.N.C.L.E." premieres on NBC-TV: open channel D

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

Sep 26 "Gilligan's Island", starring Bob Denver as Gilligan, debuts on CBS

Actor Bob Denver
Actor
Bob Denver