On This Day

April 1988 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Apr 10 8th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Leonard Part 6" wins

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

Apr 11 60th Academy Awards: "The Last Emperor", Michael Douglas & Cher win

Actor Michael Douglas
Actor
Michael Douglas
Goddess of Pop  Cher
Goddess of Pop
Cher

Music releaseMusic Recording

Apr 18 Barbra Streisand records "Warm All Over"

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Apr 6 Mike Bailey, English actor

Person of interestHaley Joel Osment

Apr 10 Haley Joel Osment, American actor (The Sixth Sense, A.I., Pay it Forward), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Apr 13 Allison Williams, American actress (Girls, Get Out), born in New Canaan, Connecticut
  • Apr 21 Robbie Amell, Canadian actor (Tomorrow People), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Apr 24 Michael Tylo, son of American actor Michael Tylo and Deborah Hunter, born in California (d. 2007)
  • Apr 25 Sara Paxton, American actress (Darcy's Wild Life), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 30 Ana de Armas, Cuban actress (Knives Out), born in Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba

Weddings in Film & TV


LoveWedding of Interest

Apr 24 Musician Mick Fleetwood (40) weds model Sara Recor

Musician Mick Fleetwood
Musician
Mick Fleetwood
  • Apr 29 "60 Minutes" newscaster Diane Sawyer weds film director Mike Nichols

LoveWedding of Interest

Apr 29 Burt Reynolds and Loni Anderson marry

LoveWedding of Interest

Apr 30 Actor Tom Hanks (31) weds actress Rita Wilson (31)

Actor Tom Hanks
Actor
Tom Hanks

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Apr 1 Jim Jordan, American actor and radio comedian (Fibber McGee), dies from a blood clot at 91
  • Apr 5 Alf Kjellin, Swedish actor and director (Juggler), dies
  • Apr 11 Jean "Jeff" Donnell, American actress (Gidget Goes to Rome, Hoedown, 9 Girls), dies at 66 of a heart attack
  • Apr 15 Kenneth Williams, British actor (Hancock's Half Hour, Carry On films), dies of an overdose at 61
  • Apr 17 Eva Novak, actress (Medicine Man), dies of pneumonia at 90
  • Apr 18 Pierre Desproges, French humorist, dies at 48
  • Apr 21 I. A. L. Diamond, Hollywood screenwriter (1960 Acad Award-Apartment), dies at 67
  • Apr 22 Irene Rich, American actress (Beau Brumell, Champ), dies at 96
  • Apr 27 David Scarboro, British actor, dies at 20
  • Apr 29 Andrew Cruickshank, actor (Body in Library, Murder Most Foul), dies