June 1952 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Jun 5 1st sporting event televised nationally-Walcott vs Charles boxing
  • Jun 12 2nd Berlin International Film Festival: "One Summer of Happiness" wins Golden Bear (audience vote)
  • Jun 19 "I've Got A Secret" debuts on CBS-TV with Garry Moore as host
  • Jun 30 "Guiding Light" soap opera moves from radio to TV

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jun 4 Carlene Watkins, actress (Tough Enough), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Jun 4 Catherine Watkins, actress (It's Not Easy, Mary), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Jun 4 Parker Stevenson, actor (Falcon Crest, Stroker Ace), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Person of interestLiam Neeson

Jun 7 Liam Neeson, Irish-American actor (Schindler's List, Les Miserables), born in Ballymena, County Antrim

  • Jun 14 Eddie Mekka, actor (Carmine-Laverne & Shirley), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Jun 15 Sandra Cassel, American actress
  • Jun 18 Carol Kane, actress (Dog Day Afternoon, Simka-Taxi), born in Cleveland, Ohio

Person of interestIsabella Rossellini

Jun 18 Isabella Rossellini, actress (Big Night, Blue Velvet), born in Rome, Italy

Person of interestJohn Goodman

Jun 20 John Goodman, American actor (Dan Conner on Roseanne, Babe), born in St Louis, Missouri

  • Jun 20 Larry Riley, American actor (Harry-Stir Crazy, Knots Landing), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 1992)
  • Jun 22 Graham Greene, Canadian actor
  • Jun 30 David Garrison, Broadway and television actor

Divorces in Film & TV


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Jun 11 Actress Agnes Moorehead (51) divorces actor Jack G. Lee (50) after 22 years of marriage