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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 11 UN appoints Olivia Newton-John environmental ambassador

Singer and actress Olivia Newton-John
Singer and actress
Olivia Newton-John
  • Jun 14 Date of the events in the movie Mr Destiny
  • Jun 21 Little Richard gets a star on Hollywood's walk of fame

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 22 Adam Sandler joins "Saturday Night Live"

Actor Adam Sandler
Actor
Adam Sandler
Television Producer Lorne Michaels
Television Producer
Lorne Michaels
Actor Phil Hartman
Actor
Phil Hartman
  • 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
  • Jun 28 Emmy 17th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 11th time

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

Person of interestRex 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 actress and singer (Norma Rae, Countdown), dies at 67 of a heart attack
  • Jun 20 Ina Balin, actress (Patsy), dies at 52, of pulmonary hypertension