June 1948 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Jun 8 "Milton Berle Show" premieres on NBC TV
  • Jun 9 WBZ TV channel 4 in Boston, MA (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Jun 15 WPIX TV channel 11 in NYC, NY (IND) begins broadcasting
  • Jun 15 WTNH TV channel 8 in New Haven, CT (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Jun 20 "Toast of the Town" hosted by Ed Sullivan premieres on CBS-TV
  • Jun 21 WNAC (now WHDH) TV channel 7 in Boston, MA (CBS) begins broadcasting

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jun 1 Powers Boothe, American Actor (Sin City, Deadwood), born in Snyder Texas (d. 2017)
  • Jun 2 Albert Innaurato, playwright/director (Age in Soho), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 2 Jerry Mathers, Sioux City Iowa, actor (Beaver-Leave It To Beaver)
  • Jun 4 Rosemary Joyce, model/actress (Daphne Draper-Search For Tomorrow)
  • Jun 11 Stephen Schnetzer, actor (Cass Winthrop-Another World), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jun 11 Lynsey de Paul, British singer and actress (Sugar Me), born in London, England (d. 2014)
  • Jun 13 Joe Roth, American executive, producer and film director
  • Jun 19 Phylicia Rashad, American actress and singer (The Cosby Show, One Life to Live), born in Houston, Texas
  • Jun 25 Michael Lembeck, actor (Max-One Day at a Time), born in Brooklyn, New York

Person of interestKathy Bates

Jun 28 Kathy Bates, American academy award winning actress (Misery), born in Memphis, Tennessee

Actress Kathy Bates
Actress
Kathy Bates
  • Jun 29 Fred Grandy, Sioux City IA, (Rep-R-Iowa, 1986- )/actor (Love Boat)

Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 19 "Cyrano de Bergerac" actor José Ferrer weds second wife actress Phyllis Hill


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jun 26 Lilian Velez, Filipno actress (Sa Kabukiran), murdered by former co-star Narding Anzures at 24