On This Day

Events in Film & Television in October 1990

Television Premiere

Oct 4 U.S. premiere of Fox TV's "Beverly Hills, 90210" starring Luke Perry, Jason Priestley and Shannen Doherty

  • Oct 5 "Henry and June" film, based on the book by Anaïs Nin, first film to be given an NC-17 rating in the US, released

Album Release

Oct 10 Mexican singer and actress Thalia releases her debut album "Thalía"

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Thalía
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Thalía

Music History

Oct 17 "Jackie Mason - Brand New" opens at Neil Simon Theater, NYC; runs for 216 performances

Comedian Jackie Mason
Comedian
Jackie Mason

Film Premier

Oct 19 "Dances with Wolves" directed by Kevin Costner and starring Kevin Costner and Mary McDonnell premieres in Washington, D.C. (Academy Awards Best Picture 1991)