On This Day

June 1957 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Pro Wrestling

Jun 14 Edouard Carpentier beats Lou Thesz to become NWA wrestling champion

  • Jun 21 7th Berlin International Film Festival: "12 Angry Men" wins Golden Bear
  • Jun 25 "Jonathan Winters Show" last airs on NBC-TV

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jun 1 Dorota Kędzierzawska, Polish film director
  • Jun 12 Jim Morris, impressionist/comedian (Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush)
  • Jun 12 Timothy Busfield, American actor (30 Something, West Wing), born in East Lansing, Michigan
  • Jun 15 Clio Goldsmith, actress (Gift, Heat of Desire), born in Paris, France
  • Jun 15 Seppo Pääkkönen, Finnish actor
  • Jun 16 Ian Buchanan, Scotland, actor (General Hospital, Gary Shandling Show)
  • Jun 17 Jon Gries, American actor (Napoleon Dynamite), born in Glendale, California
  • Jun 17 Jack Wouterse, Dutch actor (Band of Brothers), born in Soest, Netherlands
  • Jun 18 Andrea Evans, American actress (Young & Restless, Tina-One Life to Live), born in Aurora, Illinois
  • Jun 20 Koko B. Ware, American pro wrestler (WWF), born in Union City, Tennessee
  • Jun 23 Lee John [John L Mcgregor], English singer/actor (Body Talk)
  • Jun 29 María Conchita Alonso, Venezuelan actress (Moscow on the Hudson), born in Cienfuegos, Cuba

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jun 17 Esme Percy, British actor (Murder!, Pygmalion, Old Spanish Custom), dies at 69
  • Jun 21 Donald MacBride, American stage and screen character actor (Topper Returns; The Seven Year Itch; My Friend Irma - "Mr. Clyde"), dies of a heart ailment at 63 (or 67) [birth year disputed]ncerta