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1998 in Film & Television History

Events in Film & TV

Film & TV Awards in 1998

  • Jan 11 24th People's Choice Awards: Harrison Ford & Julia Roberts win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Tim Allen & Oprah Winfrey win (TV)
  • Jan 18 55th Golden Globes: "Titanic", Peter Fonda and Judi Dench win
  • Jan 20 3rd Critics' Choice Movie Awards: L.A. Confidential wins Best Film
  • Jan 25 14th Sundance Film Festival: "Slam" wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic
  • Feb 11 48th Berlin International Film Festival: "Central Station" wins the Golden Bear
  • Feb 14 29th NAACP Image Awards: "Soul Food" wins Outstanding Motion Picture
  • Feb 27 14th Soap Opera Digest Awards - General Hospital wins
  • Mar 22 18th Golden Raspberry Awards: The Postman wins
  • Mar 23 70th Academy Awards: "Titanic", Jack Nicholson & Helen Hunt win
  • Apr 18 51st British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAs): "The Full Monty" Best Film, Baz Luhrmann Best Director
  • May 18 44th British Academy Television Awards: "I'm Alan Partridge" Best Comedy, "Jonathan Creek" Best Drama
  • May 24 51st Cannes Film Festival: "Mia aioniotita kai mia mera / Eternity and a Day" by Theo Angelopoulos wins the Palme d'Or
  • Aug 13 31st San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • Sep 3 55th Venice Film Festival: "Cosi ridevano" directed by Gianni Amelio wins Golden Lion
  • Sep 13 50th Emmy Awards: The Practice, Frasier, Andre Braugher & Christine Lahti win
  • Sep 19 23rd Toronto International Film Festival: "Life Is Beautiful" directed by Roberto Benigni wins the People's Choice Award

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Jan 5 "Hercules" actor Kevin Sorbo (39) weds actress Sam Jenkins (33) at the Beurge Chapel in Pacific Palisades, California
  • Feb 14 Golden Globe Award-winning actress Sharon Stone (40) weds San Francisco Examiner executive editor Phil Bronstein (47) in Beverly Hills, California
  • Feb 20 The warrior monk "Kung Fu" actor David Carradine (61) weds actress Marina Benjamin (45) on the Laramie Street on the back lot of Warner Bros. Studio

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