On This Day

September 4, 1989 in Film & Television

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Film & TV

  • 46th Venice Film Festival: "A City of Sadness" directed by Hsiao-hsien Hou debuts and wins the Golden Lion

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jerry Lewis' 24th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $42,737,219

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Georges Simenon, Belgian born writer and director (Maigret detective novels), dies at 86