On This Day

June 1933 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Jun 23 Don McNeill's Pepper Pot (Breakfast Club) begins 35½ year run on NBC

Birthdays in Film & TV

Joan Rivers

Jun 8 Joan Rivers, American comedian and actress (Late Show, Hollywood Squares), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)

  • Jun 9 Dick Orkin, American actor (Tim Conway Show), born in Williamsport, Pennsylvania

Gene Wilder

Jun 11 Gene Wilder [Jerome Silberman], American actor (Blazing Saddles, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 2016)

  • Jun 20 Brett Halsey, actress (Paul-Follow the Sun), born in Santa Ana, California
  • Jun 20 Danny Aiello, American stage and screen actor (Moonstruck; Do the Right Thing; Broadway Danny Rose), and singer, born in NYC, New York (d. 2019)
  • Jun 21 Bernie Kopell, American actor (Love Boat, Get Smart, That Girl), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 22 Jacques Martin, French TV host (d. 2007)
  • Jun 30 Lea Massari, Italian actress (Anna-L'avventura), born in Rome, Lazio, Italy

Weddings in Film & TV

John Wayne

Jun 24 Actor John Wayne (26) weds Josephine Saenz (25) in Los Angeles


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jun 29 Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, American actor (The Bell Boy, Moonshine, Keystone comedies), dies from a heart attack at 46