June 1964 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Music History

Jun 3 Ringo Starr collapses from tonsillitis and pharyngitis, just before the Beatles embark on a World Tour

  • Jun 4 Beatles 1st (and only) "World Tour" begins with two ten-song shows at 4,400 seat KB Halle in Copenhagen, Denmark; British drummer Jimmie Nicol replaces Ringo Starr (recovering from tonsillitis) for the first five dates (10 concerts + a Dutch TV appearance)
  • Jun 14 Drummer Ringo Starr re-unites with the Beatles in Melbourne, Australia, after recovering from tonsillitis
  • Jun 26 14th Berlin International Film Festival: "Dry Summer" wins the Golden Bear
  • Jun 29 NBC approves Gene Roddenberry's script for pilot episode of "Star Trek" titled "The Cage"

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jun 2 Caroline Link, German film director and screenwriter
  • Jun 3 James Purefoy, English actor (Rome), born in Taunton, England
  • Jun 6 Konnan, Mexican professional wrestler
  • Jun 7 Gia Carides, Greek-Australian actress
  • Jun 7 Judie Aronson, American actress
  • Jun 9 Gloria Reuben, Canadian actress (Jeanie Boulet-ER), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Jun 9 Hiroko Yakushimaru, Japanese actress (Sailor Suit and Machine Gun), and singer, born in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan
  • Jun 10 Ben Daniels, British actor (The Crown), born in Nuneaton, England
  • Jun 10 Vincent Perez, Swiss actor (The Crow-City of Angels), born in Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Jun 12 Lorraine Downes, New Zealand beauty queen (Miss Universe 1983), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Jun 12 Paula Marshall, American actress (Lindsay Sutton-Chicago Sons), born in Rockville, Maryland
  • Jun 13 Kathy Burke, English actress and playwright (Absolutely Fabulous, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy), born in London, England

Courteney CoxCourteney Cox (58 years old)

Jun 15 American actress (Monica Geller on Friends), born in Birmingham, Alabama

  • Jun 16 Danny Burstein, American stage actor (Moulin Rouge!), born in Mt Kisco, New York
  • Jun 17 Diane Murphy, American actress (Tabitha Stevens in Bewitched), born in Encino, California
  • Jun 17 Erin Murphy, American actress (Tabitha Stevens in Bewitched), born in Encino, California
  • Jun 20 Michael Landon Jr., American actor and director (Little House on the Prairie; Bonanza (TV movies)), born in Encino, California
  • Jun 21 David Morrissey, British actor (State of Play; The Walking Dead), born in Liverpool, England
  • Jun 21 Doug Savant, American actor (Matt Fielding-Melrose Place), born in Burbank, California
  • Jun 21 Kari Kennell, American actress (Eric's Revenge) and Playboy playmate (Feb, 1988), born in Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Jun 21 Sammi Davis-Voss, English actress (Hope & Glory), born in Kidderminster England
  • Jun 22 Amy Brenneman, actress (Janice-NYPD Blue), born in New London, Connecticut
  • Jun 22 Dicky Barrett, American rock and ska singer (Mighty Mighty Bosstones), and TV announcer (Jimmy Kimmel Live!, 2004-2022), born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • Jun 23 Joss Whedon, American director, screenwriter and producer (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Avengers), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 23 Trent Bushey, American actor (David Rampal-All My Children), born in New Hampshire
  • Jun 25 Dell Curry, American basketball guard and broadcaster (NBA Sixth Man of The Year 1994; Charlotte Hornets all-time points leader [9,839]), born in Harrisonburg, Virginia
  • Jun 25 Emma Su├írez, Spanish actress (El Perro del Hortelano), born in Madrid, Spain
  • Jun 25 Johnny Herbert, British race car driver (Le Mans 24 Hours, 1991), television announcer (Sky Sports F1), born in Brentwood, Essex, England
  • Jun 27 Stephan Brenninkmeijer, Dutch film producer and director, born in Doorwerth, Netherlands
  • Jun 29 Wendy Kilbourne, American actress (Devon-Midnight Caller), born in Los Angeles, California

Weddings in Film & TV

Ernest Borgnine & Ethel Merman

Jun 27 Broadway musical actress-singer Ethel Merman (56) weds Academy Award-winning actor Ernest Borgnine (47) in Beverly Hills, California; divorce 1964

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jun 6 Robert Warwick, American actor (Konga, Zorro, Lady Godiva), dies at 85
  • Jun 14 [Hei]ko E Arnoldi, actor and director (3 Drops of Water), dies at 81
  • Jun 19 Hans Moser, Austrian actor (Hello Service Man, Once Upon a Time), dies at 83
  • Jun 20 Edgar Barrier, American actor (Phantom of the Opera, Macbeth, Rocky, Cornered), dies from a heart attack at 57
  • Jun 28 King Calder, actor (Lt Grey-Martin Kane Private Eye), dies at 64