October 1992 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Oct 1 Cartoon Cable Network premieres

Appears on tv showTelevision Premiere

Oct 3 Madonna premieres her "Erotica" video on MTV

Pop Star Madonna
Pop Star
Madonna

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 3 Sinead O'Connor rips up a picture of Pope John Paul II on "Saturday Night Live"

Singer-Songwriter Sinead O'Connor
Singer-Songwriter
Sinead O'Connor
Television Producer Lorne Michaels
Television Producer
Lorne Michaels
  • Oct 12 Brett "Hitman" Hart beats Ric Flair for WWF heavyweight title

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 16 1,700th David Letterman Show

Comedian and Television Host David Letterman
Comedian and Television Host
David Letterman
  • Oct 16 "Gilligan's Island" TV pilot filmed in 1964 is 1st shown on TV (TBS)

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Oct 6 Rhyon Nicole Brown, American actress
  • Oct 9 Tyler James Williams, American actor (Everybody Hates Chris), born in Westchester County, New York
  • Oct 12 Taylor Horn, American singer and actress, born in Redlands, California
  • Oct 12 Josh Hutcherson, American actor (Hunger Games films), born in Union, Kentucky
  • Oct 15 Vincent Martella, American actor
  • Oct 17 Sam Concepcion, Filipino performer and actor
  • Oct 22 Sofia Vassilieva, American actress (Medium), born in n Minneapolis, Minnesota

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Oct 10 Actress Ally Sheedy weds actor David Lansbury
  • Oct 10 Actress Heather Thomas weds entertainment lawyer Skip Brittenham

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Oct 1 Harry Milton Ray, singer/actor (Avanti!), dies of stroke at 45
  • Oct 6 Denholm Elliott, English actor (Raiders of Lost Ark), dies at 70
  • Oct 10 James Seay, actor (Amazing Colossal Man), dies at 78
  • Oct 12 Alexander Pola [Abraham Polak], Dutch actor and writer (Farce Major), dies at 78
  • Oct 12 John Hancock, American actor (LA Law, Love & War), dies of a heart attack at 51
  • Oct 13 Hughes Rudd, American news anchor (CBS Morning News), dies of aneurysm at 71

Person of interestShirley Booth

Oct 16 Shirley Booth, actress (Hazel), dies of natural causes at 94

Actress Shirley Booth
Actress
Shirley Booth
  • Oct 22 Cleavon Little, American actor (Blazing Saddles), dies of colon cancer at 53
  • Oct 26 Laurel Cronin, actor (Beethoven, Housesitter), dies of cancer at 53