June 1916 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Jun 15 Boeing Model 1 [B & W Seaplane], the 1st Boeing product, flies for the 1st time

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Jun 24 Mary Pickford becomes the first female film star to get a million dollar contract

Actress Mary Pickford
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Mary Pickford

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jun 8 Luigi Comencini, Italian film director (d. 2007)
  • Jun 10 Bill Waddington, British actor/comedian (Percy-Coronation Street)
  • Jun 12 Ivan Tors, TV producer (Sea Hunt, Flipper)
  • Jun 14 Dorothy McGuire, American actress (Gentlemen's Agreement, Old Yeller, Summer Magic), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 2001)
  • Jun 18 John Young, Scottish actor and TV panelist (Masquerade Party), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1996)
  • Jun 19 Pat Buttram, actor (Mr Haney-Green Acres)
  • Jun 19 George Pravda, Austria-Hungary, actor (Thunderball, Firefox), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (d. 1985)
  • Jun 20 Johnny Morris, British broadcaster/actor (Once in a Lifetime)
  • Jun 22 Johnny Jacobs, American television announcer (d. 1982)
  • Jun 23 Irene Worth [Hattie Abrams], American actress (Nicolas & Alexandra), born in Fairbury, Nebraska (d. 2002)
  • Jun 29 Ruth Warrick, American actress and singer (Citizen Kane, All My Children), born in Saint Joseph, Missouri (d. 2005)