On This Day

August 1998 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

Aug 5 The American spin-off "Whose Line Is It Anyway?", starring Ryan Stiles, Colin Mochrie, and Wayne Brady, debuts on ABC

  • Aug 13 31st San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Aug 1 Khamani Griffin, American actor (All Of Us, Daddy Day Care), born in Oakland, California
  • Aug 19 Ella Guevara, Filipino actress
  • Aug 25 China Anne McClain, American actress

Weddings in Film & TV


LoveWedding of Interest

Aug 23 YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki (30) weds Google executive Dennis Troper in Belmont, California

CEO of YouTube Susan Wojcicki
CEO of YouTube
Susan Wojcicki
  • Aug 29 "Baywatch" actress Traci Bingham (30) weds Robb Vallier at First United Methodist Church in Ames, Iowa

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Aug 1 Eva Bartok, Hungarian-born actress (Crimson Pirate), dies at 72
  • Aug 2 Shari Lewis, American puppeteer and ventriloquist (Lamb Chop), dies at 64
  • Aug 18 Persis Khambatta, Indian actress (Star Trek, Megaforce), dies of a heart attack at 49
  • Aug 24 E. G. Marshall [Everett Eugene Grunz], American actor (12 Angry Men, The Defenders), dies of lung cancer at 84