Events in Film & Television in August 1986

  • Aug 18 John Tesh's 1st appearance on Entertainment Tonight

Film release premierFilm Release

Aug 22 "Stand By Me" film based on the novella by Stephen King, directed by Rob Reiner starring Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, and Jerry O'Connell is released

Actor River Phoenix
Actor
River Phoenix
Horror Author Stephen King
Horror Author
Stephen King
  • Aug 27 38th Emmy Awards presentation - Golden Girls and Cagney & Lacey dominate
  • Aug 28 Largest wrestling crowd in Canada (69,300) at Toronto Stadium

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 28 Tina Turner's star unveiled in Hollywood

Singer Tina Turner
Singer
Tina Turner
  • Aug 30 43rd Venice Film Festival: "Le rayon vert" directed by Eric Rohmer wins Golden Lion