On This Day

June 2003 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Film release premierFilm Release

Jun 10 "Wicked", starring Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth, officially opens at the Curran Theatre in San Francisco

Actress and Singer Idina Menzel
Actress and Singer
Idina Menzel

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 18 Google launches AdSense, a program that enables website publishers to serve ads targeted to the specific content of their individual web pages, many of which like On This Day (then HistoryOrb.com) go on to start their own publishing businesses

CEO of YouTube Susan Wojcicki
CEO of YouTube
Susan Wojcicki

Film release premierFilm Premier

Jun 28 "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl", directed by Gore Verbinski, starring Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley and Orlando Bloom, premieres at Disneyland


Weddings in Film & TV


LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 7 "Sidewalks of New York" actor-director Edward Burns (34) weds Calvin Klein model Christy Turlington (32) at St. Peter and Paul's Catholic Church in San Francisco, California

Supermodel Christy Turlington
Supermodel
Christy Turlington
  • Jun 7 "Dawson's Creek" actor Kerr Smith (31) weds actress Harmoni Everett (28) at The La Quinta Resort and Club in Palm Springs, California
  • Jun 8 "The Sopranos" actor Dominic Chianese (72) weds United Nations conference planner Jane Pittson (56) in Manhattan

LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 22 Actor Adam Sandler (36) weds actress-model Jackie Titone (28) at Dick Clark's oceanfront in Malibu, California

LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 28 Colombian American actor John Leguizamo (42) weds estate planner Justine Maurer (35) on a Catholic-Jewish ceremony in New York

LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 29 Actress Emma Thompson (44) weds actor Greg Wise (37) in Loch Eck, Scotland

Actress Emma Thompson
Actress
Emma Thompson

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jun 2 Fred Blassie, American professional wrestler (b. 1918)
  • Jun 7 Trevor Goddard, English actor (b. 1962)

Person of interestDavid Brinkley

Jun 11 David Brinkley, American NBC news anchor (The Huntley-Brinkley Report), dies at 82

NBC News Anchor and Journalist David Brinkley
NBC News Anchor and Journalist
David Brinkley
  • Jun 11 William Marshall, American stage and screen actor, director, and operatic singer (Frederick Douglass: Slave and Statesman; Blacula; Scream Blacula Scream), dies from Alzheimer's disease at 78

Person of interestGregory Peck

Jun 12 Gregory Peck, American actor (To Kill a Mockingbird, MacArthur), dies of bronchopneumonia at 87

  • Jun 15 Hume Cronyn, Canadian actor (World According to Garp, Cocoon), dies at 91
  • Jun 19 Laura Sadler, English actress (b. 1980)
  • Jun 24 Vladimir Garin, Russian actor (b. 1987)
  • Jun 27 David Newman, American filmmaker (b. 1937)

Person of interestKatharine Hepburn

Jun 29 Katharine Hepburn, American actress (Adam's Rib, On Golden Pond), dies of natural causes at 96