June 1993 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Film & TV History

Jun 1 Connie Chung joins Dan Rather as anchors of CBS Evening News

Supermodel of the World

Jun 8 Drag queen RuPaul releases his debut album "Supermodel of the World"

Film Release

Jun 11 "Jurassic Park", directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Sam Neill and Jeff Goldblum opens, sets box office weekend record of $502 million

  • Jun 11 "Scattergories" game show last airs on NBC-TV
  • Jun 11 "Scrabble," second run," TV Game Show; last airs on NBC-TV

Pro Wrestling

Jun 13 YokoZuna beats Hulk Hogan to become WWF champ

Music Premiere

Jun 21 Revival of Lerner and Loewe' musical "Camelot", with Robert Goulet as King Arthur, opens at Gershwin Theater, NYC; runs for 56 performances

Television Finale

Jun 25 "Late Night with David Letterman" airs for the last time on NBC-TV

Glastonbury Festival

Jun 25 Glastonbury Festival in Pilton, England opens: The Black Crowes, and The Kinks headline; other performers include Winton Marsalis, Robert Plant, Velvet Underground, Hothouse Flowers, Van Morrison, John Prine, Rolf Harris, Lenny Kravitz, and Barenaked Ladies

  • Jun 28 NCRV shows last "Cheers" in Netherlands

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jun 9 Danielle Chuchran, American actress
  • Jun 16 Park Bo-gum, South Korean actor (Record of Youth), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Jun 19 KSI [Olajide Olatunji] British YouTuber, comedian and rapper, born in London, England
  • Jun 24 Beanie Feldstein, American actress (Booksmart), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 25 Barney Clark, English actor (Oliver Twist), born in Hackney, London, England

Weddings in Film & TV

Julia Roberts & Lyle Lovett

Jun 27 American actress Julia Roberts (25) weds American singer-songwriter Lyle Lovett (36) at St. James Lutheran Church in Marion, Indiana; divorce in 1995

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jun 3 Bob Fitzsimmons, American NY radio DJ (WNEW AM/WABC AM/WHN AM), dies at 53
  • Jun 4 June Smaney, actress (Sainted Sister), dies of apparent suicide at 71
  • Jun 9 Alexis Smith, Canadian actress and singer (The Age of Innocence; Follies), dies of brain cancer at 72
  • Jun 10 Alice Reinhart, American actress, dies at 83
  • Jun 10 Les Dawson, English Comedian (The Les Dawson Show), dies at 62
  • Jun 10 Richard Webb, American actor (Captain Midnight, Out of the Past), shoots himself at 77
  • Jun 11 Bernard Bresslaw, English comedian (Carry On team), dies of a heart attack at 59
  • Jun 11 Ray Sharkey, actor (Wiseguy, No Mercy, Body Rock), dies of AIDs at 40
  • Jun 16 Lindsay Hassett, Australian cricket batsman and captain (43 Tests; 3,073 runs @ 46.56; 10 x 100s; Victoria) and broadcaster (ABC 1956-81), dies at 79
  • Jun 21 Frank Moro, Cuban American actor, dies at 49
  • Jun 21 Jerry Strivelli, actor (Out for Justice, Lock Up), dies at 61
  • Jun 26 Willy C of Hemert, director/(text)poet (Small Truth), dies at 81
  • Jun 30 (George) "Spanky" McFarland, American actor (Our Gang; The Little Rascals), dies suddenly at age 64