June 1982 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Jun 4 "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan," released in USA
  • Jun 10 "Taxi" last airs on ABC, moves to NBC in the fall

Film release premierFilm Release

Jun 11 "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial", directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Henry Thomas and Drew Barrymore, is released

  • Jun 18 ABC's All Talk radio network expands to 22 stations
  • Jun 23 Mary Hart joins Entertainment Tonight

Film release premierFilm Release

Jun 25 "Blade Runner", directed by Ridley Scott, starring Harrison Ford and Rutger Hauer, is released


Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jun 2 Jewel Staite, Canadian actress
  • Jun 3 Jodie Whittaker, English actress (1st female Doctor Who), born in Skelmanthorpe, England
  • Jun 8 Irina Lazareanu, Romanian-Canadian model
  • Jun 9 Andrew Walker, Canadian actor
  • Jun 11 Johnny Candido, American professional wrestler
  • Jun 16 May Andersen, Danish supermodel
  • Jun 16 Missy Peregrym, Canadian actress
  • Jun 19 Joe Cheng, Taiwanese actor
  • Jun 22 Soraia Chaves, Portuguese actress and model
  • Jun 24 Mark Penney, Canadian film director
  • Jun 25 Rain [Jung Ji-hoon], Korean singer and actor (Full House), born in Seosan, South Chungcheong Province, South Korea
  • Jun 30 Lizzy Caplan, American actress (Mean Girls, Marlena Diamond-Cloverfield), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 30 Willam Belli, American drag queen, model, reality television personality (Nip/Tuck, RuPaul's Drag Race), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 5 Actor Michael Keaton (30) weds actress Caroline McWilliams (37)


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jun 9 Hank Ladd, TV host (Arrow Show, Waiting for the Break), dies at 74
  • Jun 10 Rainer Werner Fassbinder, German filmmaker and director (Marriage of Maria Braum), dies of drug overdose at 37
  • Jun 13 Peter Maivia, wrestler (b. 1935)
  • Jun 14 Marjorie Bennett, actress (Blossom-Dobie Gillis), dies at 87 of cancer
  • Jun 15 Neil Fitzgerald, Irish actor (Bride of Frankenstein), dies at 90
  • Jun 18 Curd J├╝rgens [Curt Jurgens], German-born Austrian actor (Enemy Below, Longest Day), dies of an acute heart attack at 66
  • Jun 22 Alan Webb, British actor (King Lear, Taming of Shrew, Challenge of Lassie), dies at 75
  • Jun 26 Charles Russhon, USAF lt col/liaison for James Bond films, dies at 71
  • Jun 26 Sandy Powell, English comedian, dies at 82
  • Jun 27 Jack Mullaney, American actor (My Living Doll, It's About Time), dies at 49
  • Jun 28 Gerard Rutten, Dutch film director (Sterren stralen overal), dies at 79