September 1985 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 2 Jerry Lewis' 20th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $33,100,000

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Comedian
Jerry Lewis

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Sep 9 President Reagan orders sanctions against South Africa

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • Sep 14 Susan Akin (Miss), 21, crowned 59th Miss America 1986

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

Sep 14 "The Golden Girls", starring Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, and Estelle Getty, debuts on NBC

Actress and Comedian Betty White
Actress and Comedian
Betty White
Actress Estelle Getty
Actress
Estelle Getty
  • Sep 18 "The Equalizer" TV spy/crime drama debuts in the US on CBS (starring Edward Woodward)
  • Sep 22 37th Emmy Awards: Cagney & Lacey, Cosby Show & Tyne Daly win
  • Sep 29 "Alfred Hitchcock Presents," returns to NBC-TV

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

Sep 29 "Amazing Stories" by Steven Spielberg, debuts on NBC-TV

  • Sep 29 "MacGyver" starring Richard Dean Anderson, debuts on ABC-TV

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Sep 30 Howard Stern gets fired from WNBC AM (NY)

Radio shock jock Howard Stern
Radio shock jock
Howard Stern

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Sep 8 Yendi Phillips, Jamaican beauty pageant contestant
  • Sep 14 Aya Ueto, Japanese actress and singer
  • Sep 16 Madeline Zima, American actress (The Nanny, Californication), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Sep 21 Maryam Hassouni, Dutch actor

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Sep 18 Comedian Jeff Foxworthy (27) weds Pamela Gregg at New York City's Central Park

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Sep 1 Jay Youngblood, American wrestler (b. 1955)
  • Sep 2 Jay Youngblood, American professional wrestler
  • Sep 4 George O'Brien, American actor (Sunrise: A Song of Two Human), dies of a stroke at 85
  • Sep 4 Isabel Jeans, actress (Suspicion, Easy Virtue, Tovarich), dies at 93
  • Sep 6 Jane Frazee, singer/actress (Alice-Beulah), dies at 67 of pneumonia
  • Sep 10 Alexa Kenin, actress (Mousie-Coed Fever), dies at 23
  • Sep 23 Mickey Simpson, actor (Wagonmaster), dies of a heart attack at 72
  • Sep 27 Lloyd Nolan American, actor (A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Peyton Place), dies of lung cancer at 83

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Sep 30 Simone Signoret, German/French actress (Room at Top, Gina), dies at 64