June 1989 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


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

Actor and Comedian Robin Williams
Actor and Comedian
Robin Williams
  • 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

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

Country Singer Jerry Lee Lewis
Country Singer
Jerry Lee Lewis
  • Jun 13 "Licence to Kill", 16th James Bond film, last directed by John Glen and starring Timothy Dalton premieres in London

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Jun 14 Ronald Reagan is knighted by Queen Elizabeth II (honorary knighthood)

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • Jun 14 Singer-songwriter Carol King gets a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame
  • Jun 16 "Ghostbusters II" directed by Ivan Reitman, starring Bill Murry and Dan Aykroyd premieres
  • Jun 23 Movie "Batman" premieres
  • Jun 25 "Day By Day" last airs on NBC-TV

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jun 3 Daniela Vega, Chilean transgender actress and sinnger (A Fantastic Woman), born in San Miguel, Chile
  • 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

Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

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

HeartWedding of Interest

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


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jun 9 Rashid Behbudov, Azerbaijani singer and actor (b. 1915)
  • 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, actor (#44-Get Smart, Highway to Heaven), dies at 54
  • Jun 17 John Matuszak, American NFL defensive end (Oak Raider) and actor (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