On This Day

August 27, 1997 in Film & Television

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Film & TV

  • 54th Venice Film Festival: "Hana-bi" directed by Takeshi Kitano wins Golden Lion

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Brandon Tartikoff, TV exec (NBC), dies at 48
  • Jeep Swenson, American actor (Batman & Robin), dies of heart failure at 40