August 1989 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Aug 3 22nd San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Omni Hotel

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Aug 15 Belinda [Belinda Peregrín Schüll], Mexican singer, songwriter and actress, born in Madrid, Spain
  • Aug 21 Hayden Panettiere, American actress (One Life to Live), born in Palisades, New York
  • Aug 28 Trixie Mattel [Brian Firkus], American drag queen, singer-songwriter, comedian, and television personality (The Trixie & Katya Show), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 17 Director Kathryn Bigelow (38) weds fellow director James Cameron (35)

Director Kathryn Bigelow
Director
Kathryn Bigelow
Film Director James Cameron
Film Director
James Cameron
  • Aug 23 "The Cars" lead singer and guitarist Ric Ocasek (40) weds model Paulina Porizkova (24)
  • Aug 30 Roman Polanski marries actress Emmanuelle Seigner

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Aug 5 Ralph Meeker [Rathgeber], American actor (Mister Roberts, Anderson Tapes, Night Stalker), dies of a heart attack at 67
  • Aug 11 John Meillon, actor (Wild Duck, Crocodile Dundee), dies
  • Aug 15 F de Jong Edz, Dutch historian/director (IISG), dies
  • Aug 16 Amanda Blake [Beverly Louise Neill], American actress (Gunsmoke), dies at 60
  • Aug 22 Johannes "Jan" Teulings, Dutch actor (Lentelied, The Three Wishes), dies of natural causes at 84