June 1981 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 2 Barbara Walters asks Katharine Hepburn what kind of tree she would be

Film release premierFilm Premier

Jun 12 "Raiders of the Lost Ark", the first Indiana Jones film directed by Stephen Spielberg, produced by George Lucas and starring Harrison Ford premieres

Actor Harrison Ford
Harrison Ford
Film Director George Lucas
Film Director
George Lucas
Director Steven Spielberg
Steven Spielberg
  • Jun 14 No Nukes concert at Hollywood Bowl
  • Jun 23 NYC Mayor Koch turns down a $7,500 offer to perform comedy

Film release premierFilm Premier

Jun 24 "For Your Eyes Only", 12th James Bond, starring Roger Moore and 1st drected by John Glen premieres in London

Music release#1 in the Charts

Jun 27 "Bette Davis Eyes" by Kim Carnes returns to #1 slot

Actress Bette Davis
Bette Davis

Birthdays in Film & TV

Person of interestAmy Schumer

Jun 1 Amy Schumer, American comedian, writer and producer (Inside Amy Schumer), born in New York

Comedian Amy Schumer
Amy Schumer
  • Jun 4 T. J. Miller, American actor and comedian
  • Jun 5 Jade Goody, English television personality (Big Brother), born in London (d. 2009)
  • Jun 6 Johnny Pacar, American film actor
  • Jun 7 Larisa Oleynik, American actress
  • Jun 7 Amrita Rao, Indian model and actress
  • Jun 8 Ai Nonaka, Japanese voice actor
  • Jun 8 Jess Weixler, American actress

Person of interestNatalie Portman

Jun 9 Natalie Portman [Neta-Lee Hershlag], Israeli-American actress (V for Vendetta, Black Swan, Star Wars), born in Jerusalem, Israel

  • Jun 9 Vic Zhou, JVKV band member, Taiwanese actor, singer and model.
  • Jun 10 Hoku, American singer and actress
  • Jun 10 Jonathan Bennett, actor (Mean Girls)
  • Jun 12 Adriana Lima, Brazilian supermodel
  • Jun 13 Chris Evans, American actor
  • Jun 14 Lonneke Engel, Dutch model
  • Jun 14 Chauncey Leopardi, American actor
  • Jun 15 Cristin Duren, Miss Florida Teen USA (Miss Photogenic-1997)
  • Jun 15 Jordi Vilasuso, American actor
  • Jun 17 Amrita Rao, Bollywood actress
  • Jun 25 Sheridan Smith, British actress
  • Jun 25 Pooja Umashankar, Indian actress

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jun 5 Philo McCullough, actor (Branded, Ridin' Thru), dies
  • Jun 9 Russell Hayden, actor (Hidden Gold, Apache Chief, Justice), dies
  • Jun 10 Russell "Lucky" Hayden [Pate Lucid], American actor (Judge Roy Bean, Three Men from Texas), dies from pneumonia at 68
  • Jun 18 Richard Goolden, British actor (Two Days to Live, School for Husbands), dies at 86
  • Jun 22 Lola Lane, actress (Zanzibar, Mystery Ship, Big Fight), dies
  • Jun 23 Zarah Leander, Swedish/German singer/actress (Gabriela), dies at 79