On This Day

June 1963 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

Jun 9 Barbra Streisand appears on "Ed Sullivan Show"

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand
TV Host Ed Sullivan
TV Host
Ed Sullivan

Film release premierFilm Premier

Jun 12 "Cleopatra" directed by Joseph Mankiewicz and starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton premieres in NYC, then most expensive film ever made

  • Jun 21 13th Berlin International Film Festival: "The Devil" and "Bushido: The Cruel Code of the Samurai" win the Golden Bear (tie)
  • Jun 24 1st demonstration of home video recorder, at BBC Studios, London

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jun 3 Toshiaki Karasawa, Japanese actor
  • Jun 6 Jason Isaacs, English actor (Harry Potter films), born in Liverpool, England

Person of interestJohnny Depp

Jun 9 Johnny Depp, American actor (21 Jump Street, Pirates of the Caribbean), born in Owensboro, Kentucky

  • Jun 10 Jeanne Tripplehorn, American actress
  • Jun 12 Tim DeKay, American actor (White Collar), born in Lansing, New York
  • Jun 12 Jerry Lynn, American professional wrestler, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Jun 12 Johnny Weiss, American professional wrestler (Johnny Hotbody), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Person of interestHelen Hunt

Jun 15 Helen Hunt, American actress (Mad About You, As Good as it Gets), born in Los Angeles, California

Actress Helen Hunt
Actress
Helen Hunt
  • Jun 15 Blanca Portillo, Spanish actress
  • Jun 16 Jim Fullington, American professional wrestler
  • Jun 16 Scott Alexander, American screenwriter
  • Jun 17 Greg Kinnear, American actor and talk show host (Talk Soup, Sabrina, Later), born in Logansport, Indiana
  • Jun 20 Don West, American professional wrestling announcer
  • Jun 22 John Tenta, Canadian professional wrestler (d. 2006)
  • Jun 25 John Benjamin Hickey, American actor (Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen), born in Plano, Texas
  • Jun 30 Rupert Graves, English actor (Handful of Dust, Maurice, Sherlock), born in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset

Weddings in Film & TV


LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 1 Actor Rod Taylor (33) weds model Mary Hilem (25) at Westwood Community Methodist Church in Hollywood

Actor Rod Taylor
Actor
Rod Taylor

LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 14 "The Golden Girls" actress Betty White (41) weds "Password" game show host Allen Ludden (45) at the Sands Hotel-Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada

Actress and Comedian Betty White
Actress and Comedian
Betty White

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jun 3 Paul Maxey, American actor (The Narrow Margin, Till the Clouds Roll By), dies from a heart attack at 56
  • Jun 7 ZaSu Pitts, American actress (Life With Father, Dames, Wedding March), dies at 69
  • Jun 10 Anita King, actress (Tender Loving Care), dies of heart attack at 74
  • Jun 17 John Whiting, British actor, dramatist and critic (PT Raiders, The Devils, The Good Companions), dies of cancer at 45
  • Jun 18 Pedro Armend├íriz, Mexican actor (From Russia With Love, Fort Apache), commits suicide at 51
  • Jun 20 Gordon Jones, American character actor (The Green Hornet, Flying Tigers, Abbott & Costello), dies from a heart attack at 52
  • Jun 20 Ralph Sanford, American actor (Life & Legend of Wyatt Earp), dies at 64