On This Day

June 1, 1996 in Film & Television

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Film & TV

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Woody Harrelson is arrested in Lee County, Kentucky, after he symbolically planted four hemp seeds to challenge the state law which did not distinguish between industrial hemp and marijuana

Birthdays in Film & TV

Person of interestTom Holland

Tom Holland, English stage and film actor (Billy Elliot, Spider-man), born in Kingston upon Thames, England

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Michael Fox, American actor (Perry Mason, Quincy, Dallas, Bold & the Beautiful), dies at 75
  • Ray Combs, American comedian and TV host (Family Feud, 1988-94), commits suicide at 40
1996 in Film & TV