Events in Film & Television in September 1985

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Sep 2 Jerry Lewis' 20th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $33,100,000

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Comedian
Jerry Lewis
  • Sep 14 Susan Akin (Miss), 21, crowned 59th Miss America 1986

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

Sep 14 "The Golden Girls", starring Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, and Estelle Getty, debuts on NBC

Actress and Comedian Betty White
Actress and Comedian
Betty White
Actress Estelle Getty
Actress
Estelle Getty
  • Sep 18 "The Equalizer" TV spy/crime drama debuts in the US on CBS (starring Edward Woodward)
  • Sep 20 Walt Disney World's 200-millionth guest
  • Sep 22 37th Emmy Awards: Cagney & Lacey, Cosby Show & Tyne Daly win
  • Sep 29 "Alfred Hitchcock Presents," returns to NBC-TV

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

Sep 29 "Amazing Stories" by Steven Spielberg, debuts on NBC-TV

  • Sep 29 "MacGyver" starring Richard Dean Anderson, debuts on ABC-TV

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Sep 30 Howard Stern gets fired from WNBC AM (NY)

Radio shock jock Howard Stern
Radio shock jock
Howard Stern