On This Day

June 1993 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

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

Music releaseAlbum Release

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

Actor, Singer and Drag Queen RuPaul
Actor, Singer and Drag Queen
RuPaul

Film release premierFilm 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 13 YokoZuna beats Hulk Hogan to become WWF champ

Professional Wrestler Hulk Hogan
Professional Wrestler
Hulk Hogan

Music releaseMusic Premiere

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

Singer and Actor Robert Goulet
Singer and Actor
Robert Goulet

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Comedian and Television Host David Letterman
Comedian and Television Host
David Letterman
  • Jun 28 NCRV shows last "Cheers" in Netherlands

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jun 9 Danielle Chuchran, American actress
  • 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


LoveWedding of Interest

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

Actress Julia Roberts
Actress
Julia Roberts

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jun 3 Bob Fitzsimmons, 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 Richard Webb, American actor (Captain Midnight, Out of the Past), shoots himself at 77
  • Jun 10 Les Dawson, English Comedian (b. 1934)
  • Jun 11 Ray Sharkey, actor (Wiseguy, No Mercy, Body Rock), dies of AIDs at 40
  • Jun 11 Bernard Bresslaw, English comedian (Carry On team), dies of a heart attack at 59
  • Jun 16 Lindsay Hassett, Australian cricket batsman and captain (43 Tests; 3,073 runs @ 46.56; 10 x 100s) 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 McFarland, American actor (Spanky-Our Gang/Little Rascals), dies at age 65