On This Day

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 14 Meyne Wyatt, Australian actor (Redfern Now), born in Kalgoorlie, Australia
  • Aug 15 Belinda [Belinda Peregrín Schüll], Mexican singer, songwriter and actress, born in Madrid, Spain
  • Aug 19 (Percy) Romeo [Miller], American rapper (Lil' Romeo) and actor, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 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

Wedding 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)

Roman Polanski

Aug 30 Roman Polanski marries actress Emmanuelle Seigner

Film Director Roman Polanski
Film Director
Roman Polanski

Deaths in Film & TV

  • 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
  • Aug 30 Joe De Santis, American actor, dies at 80