June 1982 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Jun 4 "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan," released in USA

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

Jun 7 US President Reagan meets Pope John Paul II and Queen Elizabeth II

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II
Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdom
Elizabeth II
US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • Jun 7 US President Ronald Reagan meets with Pope John Paul II at Vatican City, Rome

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 8 US President Ronald Reagan addresses the British Parliament in his "ash heap of history" speech

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • 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 17 US President Reagan's 1st UN General Assembly address "We must serve mankind through genuine disarmament."
  • Jun 18 ABC's All Talk radio network expands to 22 stations
  • Jun 21 John Hinckley found not guilty of 1981 attempted assassination of President Reagan by reason of insanity
  • 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 30 Lizzy Caplan, American actress (Mean Girls, Marlena Diamond-Cloverfield), born in Los Angeles, California

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 36
  • 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 "Curt" J├╝rgens, German 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 27 Jack Mullaney, actor (My Living Doll, It's About Time), dies at 49