On This Day

June 1976 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Jun 7 NBC Nightly News with John Chancellor & David Brinkley, premieres
  • Jun 11 "Magnificent Marble Machine" last airs on NBC-TV

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Jun 12 "Yes, Yes, Yes" by Bill Cosby hits #46

Actor/Comedian Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby
  • Jun 20 Disney's River Country opens at Bay Lake (closed 2001)
  • Jun 24 1975 movie "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" released in Germany

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Jun 25 26th Berlin International Film Festival: "Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson" wins the Golden Bear

Lakota Sioux Chief Sitting Bull
Lakota Sioux Chief
Sitting Bull

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jun 5 Ross Noble, British comedian (Have I Got News for You), born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England
  • Jun 7 Cassidy Rae, American actress (Sarah-Models Inc, Clarissa), born in Clermont, Florida
  • Jun 13 Kym Marsh, English singer, actress, & T.V. presenter
  • Jun 14 Alan Carr, British Stand-up comedian, Television presenter
  • Jun 18 Alana de la Garza, American actress
  • Jun 23 Patrick Monahan, British comedian
  • Jun 23 Emmanuelle Vaugier, Canadian actress
  • Jun 25 Dubravka Vukotić, Montenegrin actress, born in Montenegro, Yugoslavia
  • Jun 29 Bret McKenzie, New Zealand musician and comedian (Flight of the Concords), born in Wellington, New Zealand

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Jun 25 Actor Peter Lawford (52) weds aspiring actress Deborah Gould (25)

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jun 2 Alan Dewitt, actor (Mr Tyler-It's About Time), dies at 52
  • Jun 5 Violet Wilkey, American actress (b. 1903)
  • Jun 6 Victor Varconi, actor (Divine Lady, King of Kings), dies at 85
  • Jun 9 Sybil Thorndike, actress (Melba, Major Barbara), dies at 93
  • Jun 10 Adolph Zukor, Hungarian/US fur trader/movie producer, dies at 103
  • Jun 28 Stanley Baker, Welsh actor and producer (Concrete Jungle, Zorro, Zulu), dies of pneumonia at 49