On This Day

July 1987 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 13 Federal judge throws out Bette Midler's $10 million suit against Ford Motor Co, who used a sound alike voice for their TV commercials

Actress and Singer Bette Midler
Actress and Singer
Bette Midler
  • Jul 14 Steve Miller's star is unveiled on Hollywood's Walk of Fame

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 15 Boy George barred from British TV show, he may be a bad influence

Singer-Songwriter Boy George
Singer-Songwriter
Boy George
  • Jul 21 Kristi Addis, of Mississippi, crowned 5th Miss Teen USA
  • Jul 25 Sherri Martel beats Fabulous Moolah for WWF Woman's Championship Belt

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jul 2 Ruslana Korshunova, Kazakhstani model (d. 2008)
  • Jul 6 Caroline Trentini, Brazilian model, born in Panambi, Brazil
  • Jul 6 Kate Nash, English singer songwriter and actress, born in London, England
  • Jul 7 Lena Ma, Miss World Canada 4th runner-up, born in Jinan, China
  • Jul 8 Vlada Roslyakova, Russian model
  • Jul 21 AnnaLynne McCord, American actress (Nip, Tuck), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jul 24 Mara Wilson, actress (Mrs Doubtfire)
  • Jul 25 Michael Welch, American actor (Joan of Arcadia-Luke Girardi), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 26 Miriam McDonald, Canadian actress (Degrassi: The Next Generation), born in Oakville, Ontario
  • Jul 31 Brittany Byrnes, Australian actress (Oberon), born in New South Wales, Australia

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Jul 7 "The Bold and the Beautiful" actress Hunter Tylo (25) weds actor Michael Tylo (38)

Divorces in Film & TV


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Jul 14 Actor Michael Biehn (30) divorces actress Carlene Olson (32) after 7 years of marriage


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jul 3 Viola Dana, actress (Willow Tree, 40 Winks, Silent Lover), dies at 90
  • Jul 15 Alfie Bass [Abraham Basalinsky], British actor (Moonraker, Are You Being Served), dies at 71
  • Jul 17 Yujiro Ishihara, Japanese actor (b. 1934)
  • Jul 20 Richard Egan, American actor (Empire, Redigo, Pollyanna), dies of cancer at 63
  • Jul 30 Mary Spinell, actress (Last Horror Film), dies