June 1987 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Jun 5 "Nightline" presents its 1st "Town Meeting" the subject is AIDS & the show runs until 3:47 AM
  • Jun 18 Charles Glass, ABC journalist, kidnapped in Lebanon
  • Jun 27 "The Living Daylights", 15th James Bond film, 1st film to star Timothy Dalton premieres in London
  • Jun 30 Emmy 14th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 8th time

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jun 3 Lalaine, American actress and singer
  • Jun 3 Masami Nagasawa, Japanese actress
  • Jun 5 Lara Bingle, Australian model
  • Jun 5 Charlie Clements, English actor

Person of interestDaniel Logan

Jun 6 Daniel Logan, New Zealand actor (Boba Fett-Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones), born in Auckland, New Zealand

  • Jun 10 Kelly Vitz, American actress

Person of interestDiana DeGarmo

Jun 16 Diana DeGarmo, American singer (American Idol) and actress (The Young and the Restless), born in Birmingham, Alabama

  • Jun 27 Ed Westwick, English actor (Gossip Girl), born in London, England
  • Jun 29 Yasuka Saitou, Japanese actor

Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 20 Johnny Carson marries 4th wife Alexis Mass

Comedian and TV Host Johnny Carson
Comedian and TV Host
Johnny Carson

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 25 Actress and comedian Julia Louis-Dreyfus (26) weds actor Brad Hall (29)

Seinfeld Comedienne Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Seinfeld Comedienne
Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jun 3 Will Sampson, actor (From Here to Eternity, Yellow Rose), dies at 54
  • Jun 6 Fulton Mackay, Scottish actor and playwright (Porridge), dies of stomach cancer at 64
  • Jun 9 Grandon Rhodes, actor (Gentleman From Nowhere), dies
  • Jun 9 Madge Kennedy, actress (Marrying Kind, 3 Bad Sisters), dies
  • Jun 10 Elizabeth Hartman, actress (Fixer, Patch of Blue), dies at 45

Person of interestGeraldine Page

Jun 13 Geraldine Page, American actress (Blue & Gray, Trip to Bountiful), dies at 62

  • Jun 21 Madman Muntz, American entrepreneur, businessman, electrical engineer, TV commercial actor (b. 1914)

Person of interestFred Astaire

Jun 22 Fred Astaire, American tap dancer, presenter and actor (Easter Parade, Swingtime), dies at 88

Actor and Dancer Fred Astaire
Actor and Dancer
Fred Astaire
  • Jun 24 Jackie Gleason, comedian (Honeymooners), dies of colon cancer at 71
  • Jun 30 King Donovan, actor and director (Enforcer, Perfect Furlough), dies