On This Day … 30 November [2022]

People (Births) Michael Gwynn Michael Gwynn (30 November 1916 to 29 January 1976) was an English actor. He attended Mayfield College near Mayfield, Sussex. During the Second World War he served in East Africa as a major and was adjutant to the 2nd (Nyasaland) Battalion of the King’s African Rifles. Gwynn is perhaps best remembered… Read More

On This Day … 08 October [2022]

People (Births) Edward Zwick Edward M. Zwick (born October 8, 1952) is an American filmmaker and producer of film and television. He has worked primarily in the comedy drama and epic historical film genres, including About Last Night, Glory (1989), Legends of the Fall, and The Last Samurai (2003). He is also the co-creator of… Read More

On This Day … 05 October [2022]

Events People (Births) People (Deaths) Ian Fleming Ian Lancaster Fleming (28 May 1908 to 12 August 1964) was a British writer who is best known for his postwar James Bond series of spy novels. Fleming came from a wealthy family connected to the merchant bank Robert Fleming & Co., and his father was the Member… Read More

On This Day … 25 Septmember [2022]

People (Births) Lewis Milestone Aldo Ray Aldo Ray (born Aldo Da Re; 25 September 1926 to 27 March 1991) was an American actor of film and television. He began his career as a contract player for Columbia Studios before achieving stardom through his roles in The Marrying Kind, Pat and Mike (which earned him a… Read More

On This Day … 24 September [2022]

People (Births) People (Deaths) Kevin Sorbo Kevin David Sorbo (born 24 September 1958) is an American actor. He had starring roles in two television series: as Hercules in Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, and as Captain Dylan Hunt in Andromeda. Sorbo is also known for acting in the Christian drama films God’s Not Dead and Let… Read More

On This Day … 23 September [2022]

People (Births) People (Deaths) Anthony Mackie Anthony Dwane Mackie (born 23 September 1978) is an American actor. Mackie made his acting debut starring in the semi-biographical drama film 8 Mile (2002); he was later nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Actor for his performance in the LGBT drama Brother to Brother (2004), and… Read More

On This Day … 21 September [2022]

People (Births) Larry Hagman Larry Martin Hagman (21 September 1931 to 23 November 2012) was an American film and television actor, director, and producer, best known for playing ruthless oil baron J.R. Ewing in the 1978-1991 primetime television soap opera Dallas and the befuddled astronaut US Air Force Major Anthony Nelson in the 1965-1970 sitcom… Read More

On This Day … 16 September [2022]

Events People (Deaths) TCN-9 Sydney TCN is the flagship television station of the Nine Network in Australia. The station is currently located at 1 Denison Street, North Sydney. The licence, issued to a company named Television Corporation Ltd headed by Sir Frank Packer, was one of the first four licences (two in Sydney, two in… Read More

On This Day … 07 September [2022]

Events 1927 – The first fully electronic television system is achieved by Philo Farnsworth. People (Births) 1926 – Samuel Goldwyn Jr., American director and producer (d. 2015). 1993 – Taylor Gray, American actor. Philo Farnsworth Philo Taylor Farnsworth (19 August 1906 to 11 March 1971) was an American inventor and television pioneer. He made many… Read More

On This Day … 06 September [2022]

People (Deaths) 1998 – Akira Kurosawa, Japanese director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1910). Akira Kurosawa Akira Kurosawa (Japanese: 黒澤 明, Hepburn: Kurosawa Akira, 23 March 1910 to 06 September 1998) was a Japanese filmmaker and painter who directed thirty films in a career spanning over five decades. He is regarded as one of the most… Read More