On This Day

September 1992 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Sep 1 49th Venice Film Festival: "The Story of Qiu Ju" directed by Yimou Zhang wins Golden Lion

Telethon

Sep 3 Jerry Lewis' 27th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $45,759,368

  • Sep 4 "Scared Silent" is 1st non news program to be seen on 3 networks simultaneously. (CBS, NBC & PBS), about child abuse hosted by Oprah
  • Sep 17 House votes 280 to 128 to give FCC control of cable TV rates
  • Sep 19 17th Toronto International Film Festival: "Strictly Ballroom" directed by Baz Luhrmann wins the People's Choice Award
  • Sep 20 Leanza Cornett (Florida), 21, crowned 66th Miss America 1993

Film & TV History

Sep 26 Roseanne Barr Arnold gets a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame

  • Sep 28 "Dog City" cartoon debuts on Fox-TV

Television Premiere

Sep 28 UK morning TV show "The Big Breakfast" presented by Chris Evans, Gaby Roslin and Paula Yates, produced by Bob Geldof premieres

  • Sep 30 Mariel Hemmingway appears nude on TV show Civil Wars

Birthdays in Film & TV

Nick Jonas

Sep 16 Nick Jonas, American singer, actor and producer (The Jonas Brothers), born in Dallas, Texas

  • Sep 22 Lauren Patten, American actress and singer (Jagged Little Pill musical), born in Downers Grove, Illinois
  • Sep 27 Jake Burbage, American actor, born in Willingboro Township, New Jersey
  • Sep 28 Skye McCole Bartusiak, American actress, born in Houston, Texas, (d. 2014)
  • Sep 30 Ezra Miller, American actor (Fantastic Beasts, Justice League), born in Wyckoff, New Jersey

Weddings in Film & TV

John Mellencamp

Sep 5 Rock singer John Mellencamp (40) weds model Elaine Irwin (23) in Indiana; divorce 2011

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Sep 1 Morris Carnovsky, American actor (Dead Reckoning), dies at 94
  • Sep 4 John van Dreelen [Jacques T van Drielen Gimberg], actor (Topaz), dies
  • Sep 5 Irving Allen Lee, actor (Newspaper Boys), dies of AIDS at 43
  • Sep 7 Henry Ephron, American screenwriter (Daddy Long Legs), dies at 81
  • Sep 11 Frank Singuineau, actor (Firepower, Pressure, Mummy), dies

Anthony Perkins

Sep 12 Anthony Perkins, American actor (Psycho; Friendly Persuasion; Fear Strikes Out; Pretty Poison), and singer, dies from AIDS at 60

  • Sep 12 Ed Peck, actor (Zoot Suit, Bullitt), dies of heart attack at 75
  • Sep 12 Ruth Nelson, actress (Awakenings, 3 Women), dies at 87
  • Sep 14 David Jones, actor, commits suicide (had terminal cancer) at 76
  • Sep 17 Feodor Chaliapin Jr, actor (King's Whore), dies after illness at 87
  • Sep 18 Lona Andre [Launa Anderson], American actress (Death in the Air, Case of Baby Sitter), dies at 77
  • Sep 19 Frederick Combs, American stage and screen actor (The Boys In The Band), playwright, and director, dies of AIDS at 56
  • Sep 21 Billy Williams, actor (Adv of Kit Carson), dies at 76 of brain tumor
  • Sep 23 Martin Arsenault, actor (Guilty by Suspicion), dies of an ulcer
  • Sep 27 Keith Prentice, American actor (Boys in the Band), dies of cancer at 52
  • Sep 27 Ray Gill, American actor (Prelude to a Kiss), dies of AIDS at 42
  • Sep 29 Paul Jabara, American singer-songwriter and actor (Last Dance), dies of AIDS at 44