On This Day

June 1989 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Film Premiere

Jun 2 "Dead Poets Society" film starring Robin Williams premieres

  • Jun 8 Pirates score 10 in 1st (their best inning since 1942), prompts Pirate broadcaster Jim Rooker to say he would walk from Pitts to Philadelphia if Pirates lost, Phillies beat them 15-11, Rooker walks at end of season
  • Jun 9 "Star Trek V: The Final Frontier" premieres in USA
  • Jun 10 "Tales From The Crypt" TV Anthology debuts on HBO
  • Jun 12 "Doctor Doctor", TV Comedy starring Matt Frewer, debuts on CBS-TV

Music History

Jun 13 Jerry Lee Lewis gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

  • Jun 13 "Licence to Kill", 16th James Bond film, last directed by John Glen and starring Timothy Dalton premieres in London
  • Jun 14 Singer-songwriter Carol King gets a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame

Film & TV History

Jun 14 Zsa Zsa Gabor arrested for slapping Beverly Hills motorcycle patrolman

Film Premiere

Jun 16 "Ghostbusters II" directed by Ivan Reitman, starring Bill Murry and Dan Aykroyd premieres

  • Jun 25 "Day By Day" last airs on NBC-TV

Daytime Emmy Awards

Jun 29 Emmy 16th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 10th time


Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jun 3 Daniela Vega, Chilean transgender actress and sinnger (A Fantastic Woman), born in San Miguel, Chile
  • Jun 13 Lisa Tucker, American singer and actress (American Idol), born in Anaheim, California
  • Jun 14 Lucy Hale, American actress
  • Jun 14 Courtney Halverson, American actress
  • Jun 18 Renee Olstead, American singer and actress
  • Jun 20 Christopher Mintz-Plasse, American actor
  • Jun 27 Matthew Lewis, English actor (The Syndicate), born in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
  • Jun 28 Mark Fischbach [Markiplier], American Youtuber, born in Honolulu, Hawaii

Weddings in Film & TV

James Woods

Jun 2 Actor James Woods (42) weds horse trainer Sarah Owen (26) in Beverly Hills, California

Hugh Laurie

Jun 16 Actor Hugh Laurie (30) weds theatre administrator Jo Green in Camden, London


Divorces in Film & TV

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jun 9 Rashid Behbudov, Azerbaijani singer and actor, dies of kidney disease at 73
  • Jun 10 Richard Quine, American actor and director (How to Murder Your Wife, Clay Pigeon), commits suicide at 68
  • Jun 13 Fran Allison, actress (Kukla, Fran & Ollie), dies at 81
  • Jun 15 Ray McAnally, Irish actor (The Mission, My Left Foot, Empire State, Sicilian), dies of a heart attack at 63
  • Jun 15 Victor French, American actor (#44-Get Smart, Highway to Heaven), dies at 54
  • Jun 17 John Matuszak, American NFL defensive end, 1973-82 (Oakland Raiders and 3 other teams), and actor (Caveman; The Goonies), dies of an accidental propoxyphene overdose at 38
  • Jun 21 Simon van Collem, Dutch journalist and TV host (Amsterdamned), dies at 70
  • Jun 27 Jack Beutel, actor (The Outlaw), dies