June 1969 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Jun 1 Tobacco advertising is banned on Canadian radio & TV
  • Jun 3 Last episode of Star Trek airs on NBC (Turnabout Intruder)

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

Jun 7 "Johnny Cash Show" debuts on ABC-TV

Country Singer Johnny Cash
Country Singer
Johnny Cash
  • Jun 8 "Smothers Brothers comedy Hour" last airs on CBS-TV
  • Jun 8 21st Emmy Awards: "Get Smart", Don Adams and Susan St James win
  • Jun 8 KDNL TV channel 30 in Saint Louis, MO (IND) begins broadcasting

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

Jun 14 John Lennon and Yoko Ono appear on David Frost's British TV Show

Artist & Musician Yoko Ono
Artist & Musician
Yoko Ono
Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
  • Jun 15 "Hee Haw" with Roy Clark & Buck Owens premieres on CBS TV

Film release premierFilm Release

Jun 18 "The Wild Bunch", directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring William Holden and Ernest Borgnine, is released

  • Jun 25 19th Berlin International Film Festival: "Early Works" wins the Golden Bear

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jun 2 Cy Chadwick, English actor
  • Jun 4 Horatio Sanz, Chilean-born comedian
  • Jun 7 Kim Rhodes, American actress
  • Jun 8 J.P. Manoux, American actor
  • Jun 8 David Sutcliffe, Canadian actor
  • Jun 11 Peter Dinklage, American actor (Games of Thrones), born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • Jun 11 Matt McGrath, American actor, born in New York City
  • Jun 13 Jamie Walters, American actor and singer (The Heights, Beverly Hills 90210), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jun 14 Kyle Hebert, American voice actor

Person of interestIce Cube

Jun 15 Ice Cube [O'Shea Jackson], American rapper and actor (Boyz in the Hood, Anaconda), born in Los Angeles, California

Rapper Ice Cube
Rapper
Ice Cube
  • Jun 18 Vito LoGrasso, American professional wrestler
  • Jun 19 Lara Spencer, American TV personality
  • Jun 23 Martin Klebba, American actor
  • Jun 25 Matt Gallant, American television host (The Planet's Funniest Animals), born in Syracuse, New York
  • Jun 28 Danielle Brisebois, American actress (Archie's Place, Big Bad Mama 2), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jun 28 Tichina Arnold, American actress, born in Queens, NYC, New York
  • Jun 28 Ayelet Zurer, Israeli actress, born in Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Jun 29 Ilan Mitchell-Smith, American actor

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jun 2 Leo Gorcey, actor (Bowery Boys), dies at 53
  • Jun 8 Robert Taylor, American actor (Waterloo Bridge, Quo Vadis, Death Valley Days), dies of lung cancer at 57
  • Jun 10 Frank Lawton, British actor (Devil Doll, Invisible Ray), dies at 64
  • Jun 13 Martita Hunt, Argentine-born English actress (Great Expectations), dies at 69

Person of interestJudy Garland

Jun 22 Judy Garland, American singer and actress (The Wizard of Oz, Easter Parade), dies at 47 of an overdose

Actress Judy Garland
Actress
Judy Garland
  • Jun 23 Stanley Andrews, American actor (Mr. Deeds Goes to Town), dies at 77
  • Jun 24 Ted Hecht, actor (Time to Kill, Song of India, Gangster)
  • Jun 24 Frank King, American cartoonist (Gasoline Alley), dies at 86