On This Day

June 1990 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Jun 1 Cowboy Channel on cable TV begins transmitting
  • Jun 8 "It's Garry Shandling's Show" last airs on Fox-TV

Music History

Jun 11 UN appoints British-‚ÄčAustralian singer Olivia Newton-John as environmental ambassador

  • Jun 14 Date of the events in the movie Mr Destiny

Film & TV History

Jun 15 "Dick Tracy" with Warren Beatty & Madonna premieres

Music History

Jun 21 Little Richard [Penniman] gets a star on Hollywood's Walk Of Fame

Appointment of Interest

Jun 23 TV Guide selects Arsenio Hall as TV personality of year

  • Jun 25 "Dave Thomas Comedy Show" last airs on CBS-TV
  • Jun 25 NBC decides to air episodes of "Quantum Leap" for 5 straight days

Daytime Emmy Awards

Jun 28 Emmy 17th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 11th time

Film & TV History

Jun 29 Marla Maples father sues National Enquirer for $12M


Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jun 2 Brittany Curran, American actress
  • Jun 13 Aaron Johnson, British actor
  • Jun 28 Jasmine Richards, Canadian actress (Camp Rock), born in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jun 1 Eric Barker, actor/writer (Carry on Sergeant, Roommates), dies
  • Jun 2 Frederick Mellinger, founder of Fredericks of Hollywood, dies at 76

Rex Harrison

Jun 2 Rex Harrison, English actor (My Fair Lady), dies of cancer at 82

  • Jun 2 Stuart Hall, actor (Cavalcade, Dawn Patrol), dies
  • Jun 3 Tom Brown, American actor (Buck Privates Come Home, In Old Chicago), dies from cancer at 77
  • Jun 4 Jack Gilford, American comedic actor (Save the Tiger, Cocoon, Arthur 2), dies at 81 of stomach cancer
  • Jun 7 Barbara Baxley, American stage and screen actress and singer (Norma Rae; Nashville; Countdown), dies of a heart attack at 67
  • Jun 20 Ina Balin, actress (Patsy), dies at 52, of pulmonary hypertension