Events in Film & Television in September 1984

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Sep 3 Jerry Lewis' 19th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $32,074,566

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Comedian
Jerry Lewis
  • Sep 6 "Amadeus" from the play by Peter Shaffer, directed by Milos Forman and starring Tom Hulce premieres in Los Angeles (Academy Awards Best Picture 1985)
  • Sep 15 Sharlene Wells (Utah), 20, crowned 58th Miss America 1985
  • Sep 16 1st broadcast of "Miami Vice" on NBC-TV
  • Sep 20 "Cosby Show" premieres on NBC-TV
  • Sep 23 36th Emmy Awards: Hill St Blue, Cheers, John Ritter & Tyne Daly win

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Sep 26 President Reagan vetoes sanctions against South Africa

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan

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Sep 29 Elizabeth Taylor undergoes rehabilitation at the Betty Ford Clinic

  • Sep 30 CBS' premiere of "Murder She Wrote", starring Angela Landsbury