September 1986 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 1 Jerry Lewis' 21st Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $34,096,733

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Comedian
Jerry Lewis

Music awardsMusic Awards

Sep 5 3rd MTV Video Music Awards: Whitney Houston wins

Singer and actress Whitney Houston
Singer and actress
Whitney Houston

Music concertMusic Concert

Sep 6 300 invitees pay $5,000 to hear Barbra Streisand's benefit concert

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • Sep 7 NBC premiere of "The French Connection" film based TV sequel "Popeye Doyle"
  • Sep 12 Limited U.S. premiere of film adaptation of Marsha Norman's play "'Night, Mother"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 12 "Blue Velvet" directed by David Lynch, Starring Isabella Rossellini, Kyle MacLachlan and Dennis Hopper debuts in Toronto

  • Sep 13 Kellye Cash (Tenn), 21, crowned 60th Miss America 1987
  • Sep 14 CBS premiere of true life "The Last Days of Patton"
  • Sep 15 1st broadcast of "L.A. Law" on NBC-TV

Film tv awardsTelevision Awards

Sep 21 38th Emmy Awards: Golden Girls, Cagney & Lacey & Michael J. Fox win

  • Sep 29 "Designing Women" TV comedy, debuts on CBS
  • Sep 29 NBC true life drama "Adam: His Song Continues" premieres, sequel to "Adam" (1983)

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Sep 7 Colin Delaney, American Professional Wrestler
  • Sep 12 Emmy Rossum, American actress and singer
  • Sep 12 Yang Mi, Chinese actress
  • Sep 14 A.J. Trauth, American actor
  • Sep 15 Heidi Montag, American reality television star
  • Sep 16 Kyla Pratt, American actress
  • Sep 18 Keeley Hazell, British model
  • Sep 19 Peter Vack, American voice actor
  • Sep 24 Leah Dizon, model, singer and Japanese television
  • Sep 26 Ashley Leggat, Canadian actress

Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 1 Actress Whoopi Goldberg (30) weds cinematographer David Claessen


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Sep 1 Murray Hamilton, actor (Rich Man Poor Man), dies at 63
  • Sep 6 Blanche Sweet, US actress (DW Griffith movies), dies at 90
  • Sep 12 Frank Nelson, actor (Ralph-I Love Lucy, Jack Benny Show), dies at 75
  • Sep 15 Virginia Gregg, actress (Little Women), dies at 69
  • Sep 17 Patricia Phoenix, English actress (Coronation Street), dies at 62
  • Sep 26 Hugh Franklin, American soap opera actor (b. 1916)
  • Sep 28 Robert Helpmann, actor (Second Time Lucky, Patrick), dies at 77
  • Sep 29 Betty Kean, actress (Amy Tucker-Leave it to Larry), dies at 69