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

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

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Comedian
Jerry Lewis
  • 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 20 Leanza Cornett (Florida), 21, crowned 66th Miss America 1993

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

Comedienne and Actress Roseanne Barr
Comedienne and Actress
Roseanne Barr
  • Sep 28 "Dog City" cartoon debuts on Fox-TV
  • Sep 30 Mariel Hemmingway appears nude on TV show Civil Wars

Birthdays in Film & TV


Person of interestNick Jonas

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

Singer-songwriter Nick Jonas
Singer-songwriter
Nick Jonas
  • 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

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

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

Person of interestAnthony Perkins

Sep 12 Anthony Perkins, American actor and singer (Psycho, Friendly Persuasion, Fear Strikes Out, Pretty Poison), 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, playwright/director, dies of AIDS at 57
  • 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, singer/actor (Last Dance), dies of AIDS at 44