June 1936 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Jun 1 "Lux Radio Theater" moved from NYC to Hollywood
  • Jun 9 Page Miss Glory (1936), premieres in USA

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 29 George M. Cohan is the first artist to be presented with a US Congressional Gold Medal, by Franklin D. Roosevelt (for raising war morale)

Composer, Actor, Singer and Producer George M. Cohan
Composer, Actor, Singer and Producer
George M. Cohan

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jun 1 Bekim Fehmiu, Yugoslavian actor (Black Sunday, Permission to Kill, Cagliostro), born in Sarajevo, Kingdom of Yugoslavia (d. 2010)
  • Jun 2 Sally Kellerman, actress (M*A*S*H, Back to School), born in Long Beach, California
  • Jun 4 Bruce Dern, American actor (Nebraska, The Hateful Eight, Django Unchained), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 5 Connie Hines, American actress
  • Jun 8 James Darren, American actor (TJ Hooker, Diamond Head, Venus in Furs), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 11 Jud Strunk, American singer and comedian (Laugh-In), born in Jamestown, New York (d. 1981)
  • Jun 14 Irmelin Sandman Lilius, Finnish actor
  • Jun 15 Claude Brasseur, actor (Josepha, Pardon Mon Affair), born in Paris, France
  • Jun 16 Fred Oster, Dutch TV host
  • Jun 17 Ken Loach, British film director (The Wind That Shakes the Barley), born in Nuneaton, Warwickshire
  • Jun 22 Kris Kristofferson, American singer/actor (Amerika, Millennium), born in Brownsville, Texas
  • Jun 23 Berend Boudewijn [van der Woude], Dutch TV host/director (Baantjer)
  • Jun 30 Dave Van Ronk, rocker/actor (Caffe Lena)
  • Jun 30 Nancy Dussault, actress (Muriel-Too Close for Comfort), born in Pensacola, Florida
  • Jun 30 Tony Musante, actor (David Toma-Toma, Nowhere to Hide), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut (d. 2013)
  • Jun 30 Assia Djebar [Fatma-Zohra Imalhay√®ne], Algerian writer and filmmaker, born in Iol, Algeria (d. 2015)

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Jun 14 Singer and cowboy actor Roy Rogers (24) weds Arlene Wilkins in Roswell, New Mexico

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jun 17 Henry B Walthall, American actor (The Birth of a Nation, Klondike), dies at 58