On This Day

September 2019 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 4 YouTube fined $170 million for illegally collecting data on children's viewing habits by US Federal Trade Commission

CEO of YouTube Susan Wojcicki
CEO of YouTube
Susan Wojcicki

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

Sep 7 "The Joker" directed by Todd Phillips and starring Joaquin Phoenix wins the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival

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Sep 9 John Legend and wife Chrissy Teigen fire back at Donald Trump on social media after he calls them "boring" and "filthymouthed" in tweets over Criminal Justice Reform

Model and TV Personality Chrissy Teigen
Model and TV Personality
Chrissy Teigen
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
Singer-Songwriter John Legend
Singer-Songwriter
John Legend
  • Sep 13 US actress Felicity Huffman sentenced to 14 days in prison for her role in the college admissions scandal

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Sep 15 "Jojo Rabbit" directed by "Taika Waititi and starring Scarlett Johansson wins the top award at the Toronto Film Festival

  • Sep 15 Norman Lear becomes the oldest person to win an Emmy at 97, in the variety special category for ABC’s “Live in Front of a Studio Audience"

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Sep 16 Marvel actor Mark Ruffalo rebuffs UK PM Boris Johnson, who compared himself to Hulk ,"Boris Johnson forgets that the Hulk only fights for the good of the whole" on Twitter

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson
British Prime Minister
Boris Johnson
  • Sep 20 Batman Day - 80th anniversary of the first Batman comic
  • Sep 22 Billy Porter becomes the first openly gay actor to win an Emmy for lead actor in a drama series for "Pose"

Film tv awardsEmmy Awards

Sep 22 71st Emmy Awards: "Fleabag", "Game of Thrones", "Chernobyl", Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Jharrel Jerome win

  • Sep 25 Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige reported to have been asked to develop a Star Wars film by the Walt Disney Company

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Sep 17 Cokie Roberts, American pioneering newscaster (ABC, NPR), dies of cancer at 75
  • Sep 28 José José 'The Prince of Song' [José Rómulo Sosa Ortiz], Mexican singer and actor, dies at 71