June 1979 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Film release premierFilm Premier

Jun 26 "Moonraker", 11th James Bond film starring Roger Moore, premieres in London

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

Jun 30 johnny rotten and Joan Collins appear together on BBC TV's "Juke Box Jury"

Musician John Lydon
Musician
John Lydon


Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jun 12 Wil Horneff, American actor (Ghost in the Machine, Sandlot), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • Jun 20 Lani Billard, Canadian actress
  • Jun 21 Chris Pratt, American actor (Guardians of the Galaxy, Jurassic World,), born in Virginia, Minnesota
  • Jun 24 Petra Němcová, Czechoslovakian-born model, born in Karviná, Czechoslovakia
  • Jun 24 Mindy Kaling, American actress and TV producer (The Office, The Mindy Project), born in Cambridge Massachusetts
  • Jun 25 Katie Doyle, American actress (The Hillz) and reality television star, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 25 Hirooki Goto, Japanese professional wrestler, born in Kuwana, Mie, Japan
  • Jun 25 Busy Philipps, American actress (Freaks and Geeks), born in Oak Park, Illinois
  • Jun 27 Kim Gyu-ri, South Korean actress, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Jun 27 Benjamin Speed, Australian musician and film composer (52 Tuesdays), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • Jun 28 Ha Ji-won, South Korean actress and singer
  • Jun 29 Barış Akarsu, Turkish singer and actor (d. 2007)
  • Jun 30 Rick Gonzalez, Hispanic-American actor

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jun 1 Jack Mulhall, American actor and producer (The Three Musketeers, The Amazing Exploits of the Clutching Hand), dies at 91
  • Jun 2 Jim Hutton, actor (Ellery Queen), dies of liver cancer at 45
  • Jun 4 Herman Shumlin, American Broadway producer, director and actor (Watch on the Rhine), dies at 80

Person of interestJack Haley

Jun 6 Jack Haley, American actor (The Wizard of Oz), dies of a heart attack at 80

Actor Jack Haley
Actor
Jack Haley
  • Jun 11 August Maes, Flemish actor and director (Farmer that Dies), dies at 85

Person of interestJohn Wayne

Jun 11 John Wayne [Marion Mitchell Morrison], American actor (Green Berets, True Grit), dies of stomach cancer at 72

Actor John Wayne
Actor
John Wayne
  • Jun 13 Darla Hood, American child actress (Little Rascals, The Bat), dies from acute hepatitis at 47
  • Jun 16 Nicholas Ray, American film director (b. 1911)
  • Jun 17 Lou Frizzell, American actor and music director (Dusty Rhoades-Bonanza), dies at 59
  • Jun 21 Julian Orchard, actor (Perfect Friday, Bless this House), dies at 49
  • Jun 22 Emory Parnell, St Paul Minn, actor (Life of Riley), dies at 85