On This Day

February 1988 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 5 1st prime-time wrestling match in 30 yrs-Andre beats Hulk Hogan

Professional Wrestler Hulk Hogan
Professional Wrestler
Hulk Hogan
  • Feb 12 38th Berlin International Film Festival: "Red Sorgum" wins the Golden Bear

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Feb 14 Eliska Sursova, American actress, born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 18 Maiara Walsh, American actress, born in Seattle, Washington
  • Feb 18 Shane Lyons, American actor & private chef, born in Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Feb 28 Markéta Irglová, Czech songwriter & actress, born in Valašské Meziříčí, Czechia

Weddings in Film & TV


LoveWedding of Interest

Feb 7 Heavyweight boxing champ Mike Tyson marries actress Robin Givens

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • Feb 14 General hospital TV star Jackie Zeman marries Glenn Gorden

LoveWedding of Interest

Feb 21 Actor Dudley Moore (53) weds actress Brogan Lane at the Little Chapel of the West in Las Vegas

Actor, Comedian and Jazz Musician Dudley Moore
Actor, Comedian and Jazz Musician
Dudley Moore

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Feb 1 Heather O'Rourke, American child actress (Poltergeist), dies of intestinal ailment at 12
  • Feb 1 Marcel Bozzuffi, French actor (The French Connection), dies at 59
  • Feb 6 Lee Goodman, actor (Imitation of Life), dies of TB at 64
  • Feb 8 Allan Cuthbertson, actor (Running Man, 7th Dawn), dies at 67
  • Feb 25 Amapola Del Vando, actress (Cowboy), dies at 78