On This Day

June 1971 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 1 Ed Sullivan's final TV show on CBS

TV Host Ed Sullivan
TV Host
Ed Sullivan
  • Jun 6 WHAE (now WGNX) TV channel 46 in Atlanta, GA (CBN) begins broadcasting
  • Jun 23 WTVP TV channel 47 in Peoria, IL (PBS) begins broadcasting

Film release premierFilm Release

Jun 24 "McCabe and Mrs Miller" film by Robert Altman, starring Warren Beatty and Julie Christie with songs by Leonard Cohen is released

Actress Julie Christie
Actress
Julie Christie
Film Director Robert Altman
Film Director
Robert Altman
Singer-songwriter and writer Leonard Cohen
Singer-songwriter and writer
Leonard Cohen
  • Jun 26 21st Berlin International Film Festival: "The Garden of the Finzi-Continis" wins the Golden Bear

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jun 1 Mario Cimarro, Cuban actor
  • Jun 2 Anthony Montgomery, American film and television actor and graphic novelist

Person of interestNoah Wyle

Jun 4 Noah Wyle, American actor (Dr John Carter-ER), born in Hollywood, California

Actor Noah Wyle
Actor
Noah Wyle
  • Jun 4 James Callis, British actor

Person of interestMark Wahlberg

Jun 5 Mark Wahlberg, rap singer (Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch) and actor (Boogie Nights, The Departed), born in Boston, Massachusetts

Actor & Former Rapper Mark Wahlberg
Actor & Former Rapper
Mark Wahlberg
  • Jun 5 Susan Lynch, Northern Irish actress (Nora), bornin Corrinshego, Northern Ireland
  • Jun 8 Mark Feuerstein, American actor
  • Jun 10 Leanza Cornet, TV host (Entertainment Tonight)
  • Jun 13 David Mendenhall, American actor (Over the Top, Space Raiders, Witchfire), born in Oceanside, California
  • Jun 15 Jake Busey, American actor
  • Jun 15 Bif Naked [Beth Torbert], Canadian singer-songwriter (Spaceman) and actress, born in New Delhi, India

Person of interestTupac Shakur

Jun 16 Tupac Shakur, American rapper and actor (Juice, Bullet), born in East Harlem, New York (d. 1996)

Rapper Tupac Shakur
Rapper
Tupac Shakur
  • Jun 17 Paulina Rubio, Mexican singer, model and businesswoman (La Chica Dorada), born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Jun 18 Mara Hobel, American actress (Mommie Dearest), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestMary Lynn Rajskub

Jun 22 Mary Lynn Rajskub, American actress (Chloe O'Brian-24), born in Detroit, Michigan

  • Jun 24 Christopher Showerman, American actor
  • Jun 25 Scott Maslen, English actor (EastEnders), born in London
  • Jun 25 Angela Kinsey, American actress (The Office), born Lafayette, Louisiana
  • Jun 27 Yancey Arias, American actor (Kingpin, Thief), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 27 Jo Frost, British television personality (Supernanny), born in London, England
  • Jun 28 Aileen Quinn, American actress (Annie), born in Yardley, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 28 Norika Fujiwara, Japanese actress and television personality, born in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan
  • Jun 30 Anette Michel, Mexican actress (La otra mitad del sol), born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
  • Jun 30 Monica Potter, American actress (The Last House on the Left), born in Cleveland, Ohio

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jun 9 Harold Lloyd Jr, American actor, singer and son of famous silent film actor Harold Lloyd sr (Frankenstein's Daughter), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 40
  • Jun 10 Michael Rennie, English actor (Day the Earth Stood Still), dies at 61
  • Jun 18 Thomas Gomez, American actor (Force of Evil, Key Largo, Kim, Sellout), dies after a car accident at 65
  • Jun 24 Jack Good, actor (Father Goose), dies
  • Jun 30 Herbert Biberman, Jewish American screenwriter and film director (b. 1900)