June 1955 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Jun 3 KLFY TV channel 10 in Lafayette, LA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Jun 4 "Mickey Rooney Show" TV comedy last airs on NBC
  • Jun 7 "$64,000 Question" premieres on CBS TV
  • Jun 10 KWEX TV channel 41 in San Antonio, TX (IND) begins broadcasting
  • Jun 12 TV comedy "Mister Peepers" starring Wally Cox airs for last time on NBC
  • Jun 12 Monitor (full weekend program) begins on NBC radio network

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 23 Walt Disney's "Lady & the Tramp" released

Animator Walt Disney
Animator
Walt Disney
  • Jun 24 5th Berlin International Film Festival: "The Rats" wins Golden Bear (audience vote)
  • Jun 25 "Imogene Coca Show" last airs on NBC-TV
  • Jun 27 "Julius LaRosa Show" debuts on CBS-TV

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

Jun 30 "Johnny Carson Show" debuts on CBS-TV

Comedian and TV Host Johnny Carson
Comedian and TV Host
Johnny Carson

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jun 1 Ralph Morse, British actor, singer and writer of historical dramas
  • Jun 2 Gary Grimes, American actor (Summer of '42, Class of '44), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jun 2 Dana Carvey, comedian (SNL, Garth-Wayne's World), born in Missoula, Montana
  • Jun 4 Mary Testa, American stage actress
  • Jun 6 Sandra Bernhard, American actress and comedian (King of Comedy, Nancy on Roseanne), born in Flint, Michigan
  • Jun 7 William Forsythe, American actor (Raising Arizona, Once Upon a Time in America), born in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn
  • Jun 8 Griffin Dunne, actor (American Werewolf in London, Who's That Girl)
  • Jun 10 Andrew Stevens, actor (Seduction, Boys in Company C, Fury), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Jun 14 Kim Lankford, American actress (Gingers-Knots Landing), born in Montebello, California
  • Jun 15 Julie Hagerty, actress (Airplane, Princesses), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Jun 15 Polly Draper, American actress (Thirtysomething, Side Effects), born in Gary, Indiana
  • Jun 16 Laurie Metcalf, American actress (Roseanne, Ladybird), born in Carbonville, Illinois
  • Jun 21 David Marshall Grant, actor (Legs, French Postcards), born in Westport, Connecticut
  • Jun 21 Leigh J McCloskey, actor (Dallas, Executive Suite, Gen Hosp), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 23 Debbie Boostrom, Playboy playmate (Aug, 1981), born in Peoria, Illinois (d. 2008)
  • Jun 23 Maggie Greenwald, American film director and writer
  • Jun 24 Betsy Randle, American actress
  • Jun 25 Michael Sabatino, American actor (Days of Our Life, Bold & Beautiful), born in Venice, California
  • Jun 27 Isabelle Adjani, French actress (Story of Adele H, Driver, Ishtar), born in Paris, France
  • Jun 28 Shirley Cheriton, English actress

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Jun 26 Actor Geoffrey Holder marries Carmen de Lavallade

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jun 11 Walter Hampden, American actor (Five Fingers, Hunchback of Notre Dame), dies at 75