On This Day

Events in Film & Television in September 1987

  • Sep 2 Philips introduces CD-video

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 7 Jerry Lewis' 22nd Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $39,021,723

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis
  • Sep 9 Gary Hart admits on "Nightline" to cheating on his wife
  • Sep 16 New York City's WNET-TV channel 13 begins round clock broadcasting

Film release premierFilm Release

Sep 18 Film thriller "Fatal Attraction" directed by Adrian Lyne, starring Michael Douglas and Glenn Close is released

  • Sep 19 Kaye Lani Rae Rafko (Mich), 24, crowned 61st Miss America

Film tv awardsEmmy Awards

Sep 20 39th Emmy Awards: LA Law, Bruce Willis & Sharon Gless win

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

Sep 28 "Star Trek: The Next Generation," starring Patrick Stewart debuts on syndicated TV

  • Sep 29 "thirtysomething" debuts on ABC-TV