June 1967 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Emmy Awards

Jun 4 19th Emmy Awards: "Mission Impossible", "The Monkees", Don Knotts & Lucille Ball win

  • Jun 4 KTVN TV channel 2 in Reno, NV (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Jun 5 WSBE TV channel 36 in Providence, RI (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Jun 9 The Monkees appear at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 10 American pole vaulter Bob Seagren sets a world record mark of 17'7" in San Diego, California

You Only Live Twice

Jun 12 "You Only Live Twice", 5th James Bond film starring Sean Connery, screenplay by Roald Dahl, premieres in London

The Steve Allen Comedy Hour

Jun 14 "The Steve Allen Comedy Hour" premieres on CBS-TV

To Sir, with Love

Jun 14 British film "To Sir, with Love" written and directed by James Clavell, and starring Sidney Poitier is 1st released in the US

The Dirty Dozen

Jun 15 "The Dirty Dozen", based on E. M. Nathanson's novel, directed by Robert Aldrich and starring Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine and Charles Bronson is released in the US

Music Concert

Jun 17 Barbra Streisand performs a "A Happening in Central Park" concert in NYC

  • Jun 23 17th Berlin International Film Festival: "The Departure" wins the Golden Bear
  • Jun 25 First global satellite television program: "Our World" broadcast features 19 acts representing 19 nations including The Beatles singing "All You Need Is Love"
  • Jun 25 KPBS TV channel 15 in San Diego, CA (PBS) begins broadcasting

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jun 3 Anderson Cooper, American reporter and TV presenter (CNN), born in New York City
  • Jun 5 Ron Livingston, American actor (Band of Brothers), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Jun 6 Max Casella, American actor (Doogie Howser - "Vinnie"; The Sopranos - "Benny"), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jun 6 Paul Giamatti, American actor
  • Jun 7 Sarah Malin, actress (Stephane Prescott-Another World), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • Jun 10 Human Beatbox [Darren Robinson], American rapper and actor (Fat Boys-Jail House Rock), born in Manning, South Carolina (d. 1995)
  • Jun 11 Clare Carey, American actress (Coach), born in Rhodesia
  • Jun 12 Frances O'Connor, English-Australian actress (The Importance of Being Earnest), born in Wantage, Oxfordshire, England
  • Jun 12 Icíar Bollaín, Spanish actress, director and screenwriter, born in Madrid
  • Jun 15 Yūji Ueda, Japanese voice actor
  • Jun 16 John Franklin, American actor (Cousin Itt in The Adams Family), born in Blue Island, Illinois
  • Jun 19 Eric Schweig, Inuvik Canada, actor (Dead Man's Walk)
  • Jun 19 Mia Sara, American actress
  • Jun 20 Francis Reyes, Filipino new wave and Pinoy rock guitarist (The Dawn), broadcaster, and music editor, born in Lipa City, Batangas, Philippines

Nicole Kidman (56 years old)

Jun 20 Australian-American actress (Dead Calm; The Hours), born in Honolulu, Hawaii

  • Jun 21 Jim Breuer, American comedian and actor, born in Valley Stream, New York
  • Jun 24 Crystal Carson, Spaulding NE, actress (Cartel, Julia-General Hospital)
  • Jun 24 Janez Lapajne, Slovenian film director
  • Jun 24 Sherry Stringfield, American actress (Dr. Susan Lewis-ER, Laura-NYPD Blue), born in Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Jun 26 Travis Fine, American actor (Ike McSwain-Young Riders), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jun 28 Gil Bellows, Canadian actor, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Jun 29 Melora Hardin, American actress (Family Tree, Best Times), born in Houston, Texas

Weddings in Film & TV

O.J. Simpson

Jun 24 American NFL running back, broadcaster, actor, and later criminal O.J. Simpson (19) weds high school sweetheart Marguerite Whitley (18); divorce in 1979

Maggie Smith

Jun 29 Actress Maggie Smith (32) weds actor Robert Stephens (35) in Greenwich, England

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jun 2 Zamah Cunningham, actress (Menosha the Magnificent), dies at 74
  • Jun 5 Edna Park Edwards, American stage and vaudeville actress, dies at 72
  • Jun 7 Pauline Brooks, actress (Make a Million), dies of cancer at 54
  • Jun 10 Frank Butler, American actor and screenwriter (Road to Bali, China), dies at 76

Spencer Tracy (1900-1967)

Jun 10 American actor (Woman of the Year, Father of the Bride), dies at 67

  • Jun 16 Reginald Denny, English actor (Rebecca, Cat Ballou, Batman), dies at 75
  • Jun 18 William Tracy, American character actor (To the Shores of Tripoli; The Shop Around the Corner), dies at 49 [some sources state July 18, grave marked June]
  • Jun 26 Françoise Dorléac, French actress, sister of Catherine Deneuve dies in a car accident at 25

Jayne Mansfield (1933-1967)

Jun 29 American actress (The Girl Can't Help It), dies in a car crash at 34