On This Day

June 1965 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Jun 7 Sony Corp introduced its home video tape recorder, priced at $995
  • Jun 25 15th Berlin International Film Festival: "Alphaville" wins the Golden Bear

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jun 1 India Allen, American Playboy playmate (December 1987, Playmate of the year 1988), born in Portsmouth Virginia
  • Jun 3 Mike Gordon, American rock bassist, banjo player (Phish), and filmmaker, born in Sudbury, Massachusetts
  • Jun 3 Jeff Blumenkrantz, American theatrical composer, actor, and podcaster, born in Long Branch, New Jersey
  • Jun 5 Karen Sillas, American actress (Prime Suspect), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jun 7 Mick Foley, American professional wrestler
  • Jun 8 Rob Pilatus, American-German model, dancer, and de-frocked Grammy Award winner (Milli Vanilli - "Girl You Know It's True"), born in NYC, New York (d. 1998)
  • Jun 8 Chris Chavis, American professional wrestler
  • Jun 8 Frank Grillo, American actor (Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Captain America: Civil War, Avengers: Endgame), born in NYC, New York

Elizabeth Hurley

Jun 10 Elizabeth Hurley, English actress (Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, Christabel) and model, born in Basingstoke, England

  • Jun 12 Cathy Tyson, English actress (Serpant & Rainbow), born in Liverpool, England
  • Jun 15 Carrie Mitchum, actress (Donna-Bold & Beautiful), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 17 Kami Cotler, American actress (The Waltons - "Elizabeth"), born in Long Beach, California
  • Jun 18 Kim Dickens, American actress and model
  • Jun 19 Sadie Frost, English actress
  • Jun 21 Michael Dolan, American actor (Hamburger Hill, Liberace), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Jun 21 Lana [formally Larry] Wachowski, American film director (Matrix trilogy), born in Chicago Illinois
  • Jun 22 Uwe Boll, German film director
  • Jun 24 Danielle Spencer, actress (Dee Thomas-What's Happening), born in The Bronx, New York

Weddings in Film & TV

Rita Moreno

Jun 18 Actress and singer Rita Moreno (33) weds cardiologist Leonard Gordon

Lana Turner

Jun 22 American movie actress Lana Turner (44) weds 6th husband, movie producer Robert P. Eaton (34) in Arlington, Virginia; divorce in 1969


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jun 5 Lester Matthews, English actor (The Adventures of Robin Hood), dies at 64

Judy Holliday

Jun 7 Judy Holliday, American comedienne and actress (Born Yesterday, Adam's Rib), dies of cancer at 43

  • Jun 15 Steve Cochran [Robert Alexander Cochran], American actor (Mozambique, Gay Senotiys, Dallas), dies from acute infectious edema at 48
  • Jun 23 Mary Boland, actress (Boy Trouble, New Moon), dies at 83
  • Jun 26 Reginald Beckwith, actor/writer (39 Steps, Dr in Love), dies at 56
  • Jun 28 [Theodora E] Betsy Ranucci-Beckman, actress (Dood Water), dies at 88
  • Jun 29 Sidney Marion, American actor (Outlaws is Coming, Quicksand), dies at 64
  • Jun 30 Bessie Barriscale, American actress (Plain Jane, Show Folks), dies at 81