On This Day

August 1999 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Film release premierFilm Premier

Aug 2 "The Sixth Sense", starring Bruce Willis, Toni Collette, and Haley Joel Osment, premieres

Music releaseMusic Recording

Aug 12 Shakira records her first live album in New York City, titled "MTV Unplugged"

Singer Shakira
  • Aug 13 32nd San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center

Weddings in Film & TV

LoveWedding of Interest

Aug 28 Actress Cathy Moriarty (38) weds financier Joseph Gentile

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Aug 4 Victor Mature, American actor (I Wake Up Screaming, Samson and Delilah), dies from leukaemia at 86
  • Aug 7 Brion James, American actor (b. 1945)
  • Aug 7 Brian Connell, British writer and broadcaster, dies at 83
  • Aug 13 Jaime Garz√≥n, Colombian journalist and comedian, murdered at 38
  • Aug 23 Norman Wexler, American screenwriter (b.1926)
  • Aug 24 Mary Jane Croft, American actress (The Lucy Show, Our Miss Brooks), dies of natural causes at 83
  • Aug 31 Marguerite Chapman, American actress (The Seven Year Itch, Spy Smasher, Flight to Mars), dies at 81