August 1984 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 11 During a radio voice test, US President Reagan jokes he "signed legislation that would outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in 5 minutes."

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

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Aug 1 Valery Ortiz, San Juan, Puerto Rican actress
  • Aug 2 Chiara Mastalli, Italian actress
  • Aug 3 Jon Foster, American actor
  • Aug 3 Amanda Kimmel, American beauty queen
  • Aug 10 Mariel Rodriguez, Filipino TV host
  • Aug 11 Katie Rees, American beauty pageant contestant
  • Aug 12 Marian Rivera, Philippine actress
  • Aug 14 Nick Grimshaw, English DJ/Television presenter
  • Aug 19 Micah Alberti, American actor
  • Aug 20 Mirai Moriyama, Japanese actor
  • Aug 20 Golan Yosef, Dutch actor
  • Aug 21 Melissa Schuman, American actress (Love Don't Cost a Thing), born in San Clemente, California
  • Aug 24 Kyle Schmid, Canadian actor, born in Mississauga, Canada

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Aug 4 Edmond Ryan, actor (Human Monster), dies at 79 of a heart attack
  • Aug 4 Mary Miles Minter, actress (Drums of Fate), die at 82 of heart failure
  • Aug 4 Walter Burke, American actor (Jack the Giant Killer), dies at 75 of emphysema
  • Aug 4 Howard Culver, actor (Howie-Gunsmoke), dies at 66
  • Aug 5 Richard Burton, Welsh stage and screen actor (Cleopatra, The Robe), dies of cerebral haemorrhage at 58
  • Aug 8 Richard Deacon, American actor (Dick Van Dyke Show), dies of Cardiovascular disease at 62
  • Aug 13 Clyde Cook, actor (Dawn Patrol, Jazz Heaven), dies in his sleep at 92
  • Aug 26 Julie Stevens, actress (Lorelei-Big Town), dies at 67
  • Aug 27 Bernard Youens, British actor (Coronation Street), dies at 69
  • Aug 27 Billy Sands, actor (Phil Silvers Show, McHale's Navy), dies at 73