On This Day

June 1938 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jun 2 Kevin Brownlow, English film historian and author
  • Jun 7 Ian St John, Scottish soccer forward (21 caps; Motherwell; Liverpool 425 games), manager (Motherwell, Portsmouth) and broadcaster (ITV: Saint and Greavsie), born in Motherwell, Scotland (d. 2021)
  • Jun 7 Idris Sardi, Indonesian violinist and composer, noted for his film scores, born in Jakarta, Indonesia (d. 2014)
  • Jun 12 Tom Oliver, English-Australian actor (Number 96), born in Chandler's Ford, Hampshire, England
  • Jun 14 Julie Felix, American-born British-based folk-rock singer-songwriter, and BBC presenter (The Frost Report; Once More With Felix), born in Santa Barbara, California (d. 2020)
  • Jun 16 Mickie Finn, American banjo player, and TV hostess (Mickie Finn's), born in Hugo, Oklahoma
  • Jun 18 Don "Sugarcane" Harris, American rock guitarist and electric violin pioneer (Don & Dewey; Frank Zappa), born in Pasadena, California (d. 1999)
  • Jun 19 Ian Smith, Australian actor
  • Jun 21 Ron Ely [Ronald Pierce], American actor (Tarzan, Doc Savage), born in Hereford, Texas
  • Jun 27 Shirley Anne Field, English actress (Beat Girl, Kings of the Sun), born in Forest Gate, London
  • Jun 27 Kathryn Beaumont, British voice actress (Alice-Alice in Wonderland), born in London
  • Jun 27 Tommy Cannon [Derbyshire], English comedian and singer ("Cannon and Ball"), born in Oldham, Lancashire, England
  • Jun 28 John Byner, American actor (Transylvania 6-5000) and comedian, born in NYC, New York

Weddings in Film & TV

Alec Guinness

Jun 20 British actor Alec Guinness (24) weds actress Merula Sylvia Salaman (23)